All posts tagged "dealing with fear"
Having A Baby Is Just As Scary The Second Time Around
When you find out you're pregnant with your second child, you might think experience will make you more...
My Son Is Scared Of Dying And I Don’t Know What To Say
Ben started asking about what would happen when he died when he was about five. Where would he...
Head Lice Are A Common Problem, But That Doesn’t Make Them Less Terrifying
Every parent has certain things that gross them out beyond their ability to suck it up. Some people...
Every Parent With An Abusive Childhood Worries About Becoming Part Of That Cycle
I thought I had overcome my past -- until I became a parent.
Being Brave Is The Biggest Lie I Tell My Children
Having children put me facing my fears to the forefront. I know what it is like to...
I’m Worried That My Social Butterfly Daughter Is Suddenly A Homebody
For years, my daughter and I had the same conversation when I picked her up from daycare. Once...
How To Politely Explain To Someone That They Terrify Your Child
No one enjoys being told, "I'm not sure why, but you just seem to remind my daughter of...
8 Things That Can Terrify Your Children At The Grocery Store
Today, my daughter and I terrified a whole bunch of children at the grocery store when she loudly...
Forget The Green, I Was Terrified Of St. Patrick’s Day As A Child
Not just because leprechauns are terrifying. I hated St. Patrick's Day because it was the day that I...
8 Disney Movie Scenes I Refuse To Show My Daughter
I can't lie, we're a Disney family. From the very beginning, my daughter and I could cuddle up...
Your Children Have Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself
First, it was a night light. Then, we needed the closet light on. Next, a flashlight in bed....