TITLE

First Frights

AUTHOR(S)
Poole, Carla
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on methods of finding out the fear of a child. Sudden noises, movement, or unfamiliar people can be scary for little ones. But each baby's threshold is different. After 12 months of nurturing and reassuring routines, the baby is less easily startled. As with any new skill, the child's ability to draw conclusions about reality can be faulty. The key is to watch for and limit excessive fears. Toddlers needs reassurance, too. By the time a child is 2 years old, he can begin talking about his fears, which makes it a little easier to help him understand them.
ACCESSION #
15139896

 

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