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Helping children overcome a fear of flying

Being in an airplane can be frightening for children. Follow these tips to help relieve your child’s fear of flying and make air travel less scary.

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Helping your child with a fear of water

In her latest post, child psychologist Dr. Eleanor Mackey discusses how parents can help a child overcome their fear of water.

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How to help a child who is afraid of the dark

Some children develop a fear of the dark without any specific reason, while others can point to a specific event. Regardless of how it starts, there are a few steps you can take to help your child in this area.