Sometimes our kids’ fears seem silly to us, but many are rooted in real-life anxieties being processed through a child’s mind. This makes them very real, and very frightening. In this post from the Parent Cue, Sarah Anderson gives us some practical advice on this complicated issue.
A few days ago, I asked my two boys what they were most afraid of. My youngest, without skipping a beat, told me water buffaloes and cobras. My oldest, still only seven, told me, imaginary monsters at night, robbers, America being destroyed, and the universe exploding. I didn’t see that coming. So I did what…read more at: The Reality of Fear and What to Do Next — Parent Cue