“The Anxiety Workbook for Kids: Take Charge of Fears and Worries” by Robin Alter and Crystal Clarke

Have you ever cared for a child that was scared to go to school, eat a new food, join a sport, or so extremely shy that they were unwilling to play with kids at the playground? Does the child become irritable, jittery, over-tired, sleepless, or have physical symptoms such as headaches and stomachaches due to […]

Worry Eaters Dolls

Products Nannies Love Caring for a child with anxiety is difficult. All kids are different and what works well for one child with anxiety might not work for another. Learning to manage symptoms of anxiety and cope with triggers takes time and practice. Talking about what scares a chid, journaling their feelings, and using relaxation […]

Children’s Books About Coping with Common Childhood Fears

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs In the March 2010 issue of Be the Best Nanny Newsletter we discussed coping with common childhood fears. Separation Anxiety: Do any of your charges suffer from separation anxiety? If so, they are not alone. Separation anxiety is completely normal and actually a developmental milestone. […]