All children have fears. Some are real, while others are entirely a result of their imagination. Most of these fears are temporary. Your child will soon outgrow them. Different types of fears affect children at different ages. Although they are normal, in case they interfere with your child’s daily activities, you need to seek help.
With the right guidance and strategy, you can manage and care for your child’s phobias. Avoidance is not the way to treat a child’s phobia. Instead, encourage them to face their fears head-on. Soon they will realize whatever is worrying them will never happen.
Below is a list of different fears that may affect your child, and how you can help your child overcome these common childhood fears: