Tag: fear of flying

How My Son’s Old Fear of Flying May Have Saved His Life Last Week

How My Son’s Old Fear of Flying May Have Saved His Life Last Week

Amazing how things work out. Back in 2014, H was going on his first* plane ride and we were worried because he’d been starting to show an aversion to noise, crowded places, enclosed spaces, and especially to noisy, crowded, enclosed spaces. We did everything we […]

Look who conquered his fear of flying!

Look who conquered his fear of flying!

* * Yay! 🙂 🙂 * I wish I could say it’s because we did everything “right” this time, compared to last time, but we didn’t. Last time, we showed him cartoons that featured flying. We prepped him on what the plane and the airport would be […]

Conquering Fear

Conquering Fear

Traveling with an anxious child * This little boy doesn’t like closed spaces, especially tight, crowded ones. He cries when we take jeepneys. He panics in elevators. No matter how happy and carefree he is seconds earlier, the moment he realizes he’s in a cramped […]