This can be tough for sure. The best thing I can offer without speaking with you is to not reassure your child. Rather, help your child problem-solve through a situation. Asking them questions like, “and then what?”, “what if this happened, what would you do?” Getting them thinking reduces panic and fear and gives them confidence that they can think through any situation. For more information please reach out. Also if you are looking for some resources now Lynn Lyons has a great website with a lot of useful information.
Updated on May 23, 2023