Do Not Support Imaginary Creatures
You may have good intentions by providing “monster spray” to help elevate your child’s fear of monsters under the bed but it may in fact reinforce your child in thinking monsters are real. Additionally, it may also delay the bedtime routine.
Signs It Might Be Something More
You may want to consult your child’s doctor if the fears and anxiety seem to be more severe, getting worse, or if your child’s fears began after a known traumatic experience.
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