Have you ever had a child throw a tantrum about having their hair washed?
Or had a child who is scared whenever they walk past a fence because once a dog growled behind that fence?
Or had a child who doesn’t want to go on the swing because once they fell off.
As parents, we’ve all experienced that sometimes our children seem to have what we see as irrational fears… fear of hair washing, or walking past a fence etc. And depending on how much patience we have that day, we either handle it well, or not. Sometimes too, these situations keep repeating, and we may become frustrated – I mean, we all know kids need their hair washed from time to time, eh?
So how do you help your child to move through these times, to learn to push past it? Read more