Fear

Your toddler may exhibit signs of fear, shyness, and separation anxiety. Here you'll learn how to manage the classic \"Mommy don't leave\" symptoms, help your toddler overcome fear, make things less scary, and more.

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How To Help Your Kid Overcome Their Fear of the Dark
It's common for children to be scared of the dark. Experts weigh in on how parents can help their little ones conquer those nighttime fears.
The Age-by-Age Guide to Kid Fears
Fears through the years: Manage the most common childhood frights, from strangers to dark nights.
Cop Ensures 4-Year-Old's New House Is Monster-Free
This little preschooler can rest assured her new house is 100 percent monster free, thanks to the kindness of a local policeman.
9 Secrets of Confident Kids
Here are the most effective ways to help your child become happy, self-assured, and successful.
5 Ways to Stop the Fears
Your kid's busy mind may be coming up with new reasons to be afraid. Try these tips to defuse scary situations.
Signs and Symptoms of Stress in Kids
With social pressures, school challenges, and scary current events, children can feel anxious and frazzled too.  Read on to learn how stress manifests in children, teens, and tweens.
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New Feelings of Independence
Your child is beginning to gain more confidence in her ability to manage on her own. But don't be surprised if her newfound independence occasionally wavers and she runs back to you for reassurance.
Ways to Boost Your Toddler's Confidence
Is your little one on the shy side? These tips will show you how to break her out of her shell.