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Fears and Anxieties

Fears and anxieties are a common part of any growing child’s life. It is important that parents be aware of such fears and anxieties so they can help their children tackle them easily. Here we list some common ones that children face, and how you can help your child face them.

Fear of the Dark

There are many children who fear darkness. Small children fearing darkness is normal and soon the fear for darkness goes away with time. But some children car more

Separation Anxiety

Babies do grow and mature and at some point parents will have to slowly begin to let go unless they want their children to grow up being clingy and timid. Eve more

Managing your Child's Fears

Babies are fearless but when they grow up, fear creeps in their minds. They fear different things and sometimes their fears are irrational. The feeling of fea more

My Child Fails Every Test

Examination times are testing times for both parents and children. Pressure on the children develops anxiety in them as a result of which they become nervous. more

Dealing with Nightmares

Nightmares create a havoc in the minds of children. Children get frightened and disturbed by nightmares. They are unable to fall asleep. an occasional nightma more

Make a secure child - Be descriptive with children

Children understand only detailed descriptions. Parents must make themselves clear to the child. Labeling a child does more harm and child gets stuck up with more

Do your children still sleep with you?

Letting a child to sleep alone in a room is a major decision for parents. Children just repel the idea of sleeping alone. Children should be encouraged to sle more

Does your child wake up in the night?

Night waking is common in children. Children wake up due to different reasons. Identifying the cause will help in finding a solution. Parents should not be ov more

Tackle your child's first separation with tact

Separation is a painful process for both the parents and the child. It is inevitable process so the best way to deal with is to prepare the child beforehand. more

Are you a composed parent?

Parenting depends on the mental health of the parents. The nature of the parents affects the child. If a parent is confident and composed, then this nature is more

Are Your Children Afraid of the Dark?

Many children fear darkness. They develop a darkness phobia. Children in such times of fear, want the security and warmth of their parents. Parents should be more

If Looks Could Kill

Children develop eating disorders because of a low self esteem. They get a feeling of worthlessness from their immediate surroundings. Such children resort to more


Anorexia nervosa or anorexia, is an eating disorder which mostly affects teenagers. Children have wrong perception of reality so they suffer from low self est more

Types of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a part of life. All children experience anxiety at some moment of their lives. It causes an uneasy feeling and a fear of something going to happen more

Helping children to cope with a terror attack

Children need extra emotional support in case of terror attacks. Children who saw the terror strike closely can suffer an emotional trauma. Their small minds more

Phobias in children

Phobia to something makes life miserable for children. If this phobia is not treated early, then children will carry it to adulthood. How do the phobias devel more

Children and Fears

Fear is very common in children. Harbouring a fear at some point of the time is a normal part of childhood. Irrational fear may turn into a phobia, which req more

Anxiety Disorder in Children

Anxiety disorder in children is a mental health condition which is due to different reasons. Kids who tend to be anxious find it difficult to deal with the pr more

Top 5 Fears of Kids at Bedtime

Young children display many fears at night-time because of their inability to separate reality from fantasy. Know the Top 5 things that children are afraid of more

Separation Anxiety in Toddlers

The feeling of abandonment in toddlers gives rise to separation anxiety in them. Parents can help toddlers overcome separation anxiety by making them confiden more

Drawbacks of Overprotective Parents

Overprotective parents unintentionally harm their children. By being overtly protective they do not let their children grow into a confident and independent a more

13 Signs of Anxiety Disorder in Children

Early intervention and right management can save children from the harmful effects of anxiety disorder. Therefore, it is essential to be aware of the signs of more

Powerful Tips for Parenting Children with Anxiety

Is your child coping with anxiety? Here are some of the powerful things that you can do to help your child deal with his or her fears and anxieties.

How to Get Your Child Go to School Without Crying

Making kids go to school without crying is not easy as in the begging kids fear separation. Read on to find out how to get your child go to school without cry more

What do Children Worry About?

Worries, anxieties and fears can lead to behavioural problems in children. Therefore, parents must handle these issues carefully. Here is what children usuall more

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