fear factor

Fennessy, Donna
April 2009
Parenting Early Years;Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p21
The article offers strategies that parents can use in teaching their children actively face their fears and help them function better. It suggests exposing children to whatever they are afraid of in small doses, like showing them a photo of a dog if they are afraid of dogs. Give children plenty of positive feedback as well as tangible rewards every time they face their fears.


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