Fun Games to Help Kids that are Afraid of the Dark

Is a Child You Care for Afraid of the Dark? Being afraid of the dark is a very common childhood fear. Here are some fun activities I used with children at an outdoor, overnight camp I worked at with children. We used the following activities to help prepare the children to spend evenings and nights […]

Do You Care for a Child That is Afraid of the Dark?

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours By Dr. Kevin Leman For our October To-Do List we encourage nannies and au pairs to help children deal with fear in healthy ways. Almost all of the comments by caregivers under our to-do list yesterday mentioned that their charges are afraid of the dark or going to bed. Dr. Kevin Leman, […]

How Nannies and Au Pairs Can Help Children That are Afraid of the Dark

In the March 2010 issue of Be the Best Nanny Monthly Guide we discussed how to help children cope with common childhood fears and how to determine when a child may need professional help for anxiety disorders. Being afraid of the dark is a very common childhood fear. We listed ten suggestions to help children […]