Isn’t it ironic that one of our worst fears as parents is: why is my child fearful?

Babies are born with two fears:

  • a fear of falling
  • a fear of loud noises

The other fears are learned behaviours from their environment. Our own parenting contributes significantly to the fears our children suppress or express. To gauge our own fear level, we firstly need to look at the relationship we have with ourselves.

Parents who have a good relationship with themselves are generally happy, positive, social, interesting and are risk-takers. When we have a good relationship with ourselves, we tend […]