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How to help your toddler overcome his anxiety

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03/05/15

Toddler go through stages of life and anxiety is one of them, especially when it comes to new faces. Toddlers need to get out in the world to explore people and places. When your out shopping or with friends, you need to introduce him/her and have a smile on your face. When your toddler sees you interacting with other people they learn that its okay mommy knows this person and they will learn to smile and say hi to everyone.

a long time ago

.Encourage your child to face his/her fears, not run away from themif a child faces his or her fears, the child will learn that the anxiety reduces naturally on its own over time.Tell your child that it is okay to be imperfect.It is important to encourage your childto work hard but equally important to accept and embrace your child'smistakes and imperfectionsSchedule relaxing activities..Model approach behavior, self-care, and positive thinking.Your child will do what you do.Children learn behaviors from watching their praents

a long time ago

One thing I found that worked well for her was to give her something that was mine.  So I would hand it to her as I'm walking out the door and say «OK Bella, can you hold on to this for me and keep it safe while I am gone?».  It was usually something she really liked of mine, like my photo keychain pictures of all of us on it.I think this worked because she knew I was coming back because I wanted that item back

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