Friday Question: What are your kids afraid of and how do you comfort them?

This week’s question comes from Eva Fannon, who asks…

What are your kids afraid of and how do you comfort them?”

Here are some things that are World Moms Blog writers do…

Karyn Van Der Zwet of New Zealand writes:
“The Hare, who is nine, is afraid of the dark.  The Owl was afraid of e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g and now is just sometimes cautious.  The Butterfly hates the vacuum cleaner with a vengeance.  We bed-share (five in two queen sized beds) and use something called Boring Cuddles (Diane Levy, Kiwi family therapist)…where you hold your child (at their request) but never ever say anything or even make any noise.  You can rock, rub or pat.  They are fantastic.  Can’t recommend them enough.” (more…)

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