“Mom, I’m scared!” 5 keys to children’s fears

“If you’re a monster, you’ll have to be there,” he said, “Hurricane Katrina.”

For the Break-Falls River overflowed its banks. This happened three times in the past. But it was a 10-year-old Margaret.

Quiet whispering and anxious views of parents. She began to cry. Her sobs became uncontrollable. Her 3-year-old brother “Reaction to fear” won an unconditional victory.

It’s a problem to prevent or reduce fear in children, because the survival of the whole group depends on it. We will talk about children 12 years and under. When the “reaction to fear” works?

However, it’s most common to follow you.

Knowledge of how to recognize childhood fears If you are a child, you can’t make a difference. The first step is to identify the reaction to fear.

Childhood fears

Can be intimidating for any adult. But imagine how scary it is for a child. It is not a problem. They need to rely on adults and parents, both physically and emotionally, and more importantly, in decision making.

Children, under the age of 12, especially those under 5,

How can you tell if your child is experiencingreaction to fearIt may be even more intense for example, cry, cry or apathy. Indicators of fear:

  • Dry mouth
  • Sweaty hands
  • Stomach upset
  • Intestinal and urinary incontinence
  • Trembling hands and feet
  • Incoherent speech or stuttering

Fear of the dark

This fear usually affects children of the age of 2. Where is a good thing for you? You can also go through adulthood.

Note. Childhood fears change as you experience and maturity, but sometimes develop into dangerous phobias. We will use various words and phrases to children’s fears, such as: fear, fear, nervousness, timidity, and some others.

The child is scared

  • Do not shout or speak strictly or sharply. For example: “Stop trembling,” the mother of a 7-year-old son during a thunderstorm.
  • Do not detract or compare. For example: “Stop crying. You’re acting like a child. ”
  • If you don’t have a chronic illness.
  • Do not say: “You’ll still be able to understand,” as the standard answer to children’s questions.

Five keys to children’s fears

1. Stay close

Try to be constantly with your child. If you are going to take a bath, it is natural. I’m not sure to say, “I’ll be right back.”

2. Learn a simple way to control breathing.

This must be done in advance. You will be able to take a breath of emotionally and physically. Another advantage of controlled breathing is the reduction in heart rate. There are no problems with this treatment.

3. Show an example

They are looking at you! Help your child get rid of anxiety: charging, catching up, or playing games are good ways. Chat, read, draw, paint, play together.

4. Make joint decisions

Children need to be aware of their needs. Clearly give you information. “It’s a safe place,” she said. Try to clearly explain them. What is the danger? Try to talk about a positive future (even if it is not so), and not a tragic past. But do not give false hope.

5. Physical contact

Hug and hold them. I am not sure if I’m going to

Note: I (Nil Olshan) strongly recommend reality. Consider whether your child is ready for a situation like Wilma Golding novel. What are his chances of survival?

And finally

Everything is at the beginning of the article. He spoke with the peace shouts: “We will all die!”. What can you do in this situation? The answer is to be ready for any development. Study childhood fears it can save your family.

About the author: Doctor Neil Olshan He is the developer of the “Evolution Nastroy.” Works as a consulting psychologist for professional athletes. He is also the chief combat psychologist at LMS Defense.

Original article – Don’t be Afraid of Fear
Translation – Yuri Ignatov

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