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Afraid of the Dark

Magical Thinking: Fears of the Dark and What Lurks Under the Bed

Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2013 | Parents
Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D.

Nighttime fears are common in kids Max's age. We are all familiar with a young child's fears of monsters and what lurks under the bed. I believe they most often represent a healthy way for a child to express his or her dawning awareness that the world can be a dangerous place.

Are YOU Afraid Of The Dark? It Might Be More Common Than You Think

Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

After serving for more than 10 years as the advice columnist for British newspaper The Observer, Mariella Frostrup let readers in on a dilemma of her...

Catherine Pearson

You're Not The Only One Afraid Of The Dark ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

A fear of things that go bump in the night isn't just a problem for kids. A small, new study published Monday found that it may be relatively commo...

Dining In The Dark: How Would You Eat If No One Could See You?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Our experience built massive appreciation for our working vision, but we all realized we missed an important aspect. No one else could see us fumble. We were all in it together, with no one to judge our foibles.