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Teaching Kids to Overcome Fear

When Forcing My Daughter to Face Her Fears Backfired

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

There Clare stood at the shoreline, her 8-year-old arms crossed in front of her, a scowl on her face, her feet dug in as I tried to tempt her into the waves with a brand-new boogie board. She was afraid of the ocean. Period. The end. Was this my child?