Sunday, October 27, 2013

Kids Afraid of Halloween & Other Costumes

For most kids, Halloween means a fun time of dress up & lots of candy. But for children who are afraid of masks, people in costumes, or mascots, this holiday can be a frightful experience, with monsters lurking everywhere. If your child is one of those who screams in fright anytime someone puts a mask over their head, There are things you can do to help them overcome these fears. - Helping kids overcome their fear of people in masks or costumes - Learn how to deal with childhood fears in general

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Now that school has gotten underway and kids are settling down to their classroom rolls, bullying often starts to increase. About one in five kids are frequent targets of bullying. Learn more about the causes of bullying and which children are most at risk for being bullied. Many bullied kids are too embarrassed and concerned about being seen as unpopular to let on about what is going on. Look for signs of bullying in your child. If you do find out your child's is being bullied, its important to handle it properly. Parents often give kids the wrong advice, or go about trying to intervene in a way that will make the problem worse. Here are some of the informative chapters: - What causes a child to become a bullie - Bullying at School - Assessment and Intervention - Solutions for dealing with bullies