Monday, June 8, 2009

Q&A: "How do I deal with my child's fears?"

With regards to a child's fears, I think that most parents fall somewhere on the spectrum between desiring to protect your child's emotional well being, versus wanting to help him be more brave. This document is a chapter from the book "Hints on Child Training" by H. Clay Trumbull. This book was first published over 100 years ago, but I believe this principles are still applicable today. Throughout this book, Trumbull emphasizes that in all areas of a child's life (fears, reading, questioning, eating habits, etc), it is the parent who is responsible to train and lead. Trumbull helps the reader move from principles to specific application.

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Joey Espinosa

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