What to Do When a Child is Scared of Going to Another Room in the House Alone

At least every other month a parent says to me, “this might be odd, but my child is scared of going to another room in the house by himself.” This is not odd. Between four and eight or nine years old, this is completely common. My older daughter spent a few years negotiating with me … Continue reading What to Do When a Child is Scared of Going to Another Room in the House Alone

Resources for Children’s Anxiety, Worry and Perfectionism

Children’s storybooks Sometimes I Worry too Much but Now I Know How to Stop by Huebner David and the Worry Beast: Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety by Guanci Nobody’s Perfect: A Story for Children about Perfectionism by Burns Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Cook Slip, Slide Skate by Herman (perfectionism) The Girl Who Never … Continue reading Resources for Children’s Anxiety, Worry and Perfectionism