Do your children afraid of something?

@Shavkat (50202)
Philippines
January 21, 2013 3:50am CST
I treated my little niece in the backyard. Enjoying the nature that please in our eyes. Then suddenly my niece ran to my direction and looked so scared. She was pointing to something, as I looked into it. The colony of ants were walking in-line to each other. I was surprised to her unexpected reactions. How about your children?
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@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
21 Jan 13
Can remeber my kids being scared of any thin g but Grand daughter is different one night after shegot in the bathtub she let out a peircing scream was a spider in there close t o her killed it she was ok. she is scared of butterflys no rime or rythum to why just try to teach her nothing to be scared of
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
That's really break the silence in the house, screaming out of spider. i don't like the spider.
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
22 Jan 13
yes it did and i dont either specially Black widow spiders but I can kill them without screaming lol
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@BlueAngelRS (2900)
• Canada
21 Jan 13
My daughter had a fear of ants and any kind of insects for the longest time....I think it's only natural but in my case with my daughter my dad used to tease her a bit which didn't help but we have worked through those issues with her..... Maybe your niece might of heard of someone elses fear that could be possible.....I told my daughter they are smaller then you just step on them....That seemed to help her a bit
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
You are right, perhaps in my childhood years I have the same moments too.
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• India
22 Jan 13
I think blue is right many children afraid from insects even we are knows this is natural but child not know about this till one age. Even they are smaller but danger.
@mariaperalta (19096)
• Mexico
21 Jan 13
My 14 year old son, has always been afraid of snakes. i think its in his blood. As his mom is as well. Have a great week.
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
It runs in the blood, I myself wouldn't dare to see a snake.
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
It is natural to children to react just what you have witnessed. Daughters are with the same reactions before. But after have I explained regarding the pros and cons, days after they are no longer afraid.
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
It is nice thing to know that children felt scared of something. Eventually they will be more knowledgeable about it and overcome the fear.
@caopaopao (1044)
• China
21 Jan 13
My daughter is afraid of human skeleton. Several days ago, I searched a kid's game, it's a human skeleton, they teach children the names of all parts of our bodies, showlders, knees, eyes and so on. But when my 8-year-old daughter saw it, she hid behind my back and didn't dare to look. She said it's scared and it's a ghost. I told her it's our skeleton and it's just inside our body ,no matter what I said, she wouldn't listen . Until yesterday, she told my husband that I let her watch a ghost, which is so scared.
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
Kids are really fun to be with, being scared to something is good chance to teach them.
@Arieles (2474)
• United States
21 Jan 13
My daughter (13) isn't afraid of to much or anything I am aware of. My son (12) on the other hand is afraid of the dark and snakes. We went for a walk last year and he saw a snake in the middle of the trail. He almost lost it. He takes after me there, I can't stand snakes. They just seem so evil! lol..
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
That's really moment to afraid of. I don't like snake too.
@jenny1015 (13391)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
My kids are all boys. So basically, they are not afraid of those. They would even try to play with them. But this is something funny with my third son being the one who is quite a handful for me. He is afraid of ghosts! He hasn't seen any yet but he would never go inside a room without anybody with him most especially at night.
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
It looks so cute a child to be afraid of something and mommy is always there to the rescue. Thanks for sharing
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@enola1692 (3325)
• United States
21 Jan 13
Don't laugh but my daughter has a fear of clowns no idea why or where but if she a clown like when we are at something that has clowns she goes the other way to avoid it an she loves going on the haunted trails with us on halloween an her boyfreind knew who was running the haunted trail that year an he had them have a bunch of clowns chase her with chain saws thankfully she finally fell cause she was laughing so much her boyfriend thinks now she is cured
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
I am smiling about the clown thing, she seems so different. But it is good to be different.
@enola1692 (3325)
• United States
21 Jan 13
the funny thing is her aunt use to buy her collectable clowns I had to keep them in my room for her
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@Mirita (2668)
• United States
21 Jan 13
Well, my two boys were very confident and secure when they were little. I can't think of any fears that they had. They were fascinated by nature and they even like the crawling creatures.
@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
Boys are really boys, I have the same courage to play with so many insects, except for big spiders.
@prabu6683 (113)
• India
21 Jan 13
Definitely childrens are affraid of many things because the are not able to handle any situation independently. This time only kids starts learn many things. But very small kids they dont know anything. because everything new for them, they never affraid anyone. hope it helps.
@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
I agree that babies are so curious about new things, in some point they were not afraid.
@sharay (2778)
• India
21 Jan 13
My daughter is 7 years old and there is not really anything specific that she is afraid of, she can watch a full horror movie all alone in her room
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@Shavkat (50202)
• Philippines
21 Jan 13
My siblings and I really like watching horror movies.
@kaka135 (13765)
• Malaysia
29 Jan 13
My son is 4 years old now, and I have not really find out what he is afraid of. He is not afraid of insects or animals, in fact, he likes to "play" with them. I am afraid of almost any insects or worms, and he is the one who helped me to catch them or get rid of them. Sometimes, he talked to the insects, sometimes he chased them away. I am really glad he is not like me at all, and he can even protect me.
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@edvc77 (2143)
• Philippines
22 Jan 13
My three year old son is afraid of the sound of cars and cars passing by in the streets. When he hears the sound of the car he would ran towards me. I wonder why then. Maybe because he watched Mcqueen much and he imagined many things because they were races of cars and bumping all around. I think my son has broad imagination about bumping cars.
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• Philippines
22 Jan 13
my kids are all boys so basically they are not afraid of those, but when my boys with my 3 years old baby was playing outside then i heard him crying and ran into me and hug me so tight. i ask them why he was very scared ..my older son point the chick .. i was laughing at that moment he was scared of chicks . isnt it cute when running in your direction and look so scared with only in that one. . ;)
@shiesse (308)
• Canada
22 Jan 13
My son is terrified of bridges and water, he has tried to overcome his fears on his own. He used to scream and cry whenever we had to cross a bridge, which is not something my child normally does. He was also afraid of water so he wouldn't go swimming. He now goes into the water but he will inform people around him that he is not a good swimmer so please be careful. He now likes swimming as long as people are not pushing around him.
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• Philippines
21 Jan 13
Children are usually afraid of insects: cockroaches, spiders, bees. Especially if there are a lot of them like that colony of ants you were talking about. I'd be afraid myself. A whole lot of insects in one place is scary.
• Pamplona, Spain
21 Jan 13
Hiya shavkat, Not too long back a friend of mineĀ“s dad had his dentures in a glass by the side of his bed on a little table he had fallen asleep and forgotten to put them in the Bathroom and when his little Niece had to go through the Room she saw the teeth in the glass of water and ran out crying. It really scared her she was afraid to go by the teeth. This was amusing to us but not to her and I can understand the motive. xxx
@bestboy19 (5482)
• United States
21 Jan 13
I have no children of my own, but when I was a child, my father would show me things that could be considered scary to children. He would talk about them, never making anything scary only cautionary. My siblings and I were never taught to fear.
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21 Jan 13
My child is now a days afraid of dogs, my darling is brave and wants to keep pets at home. I am a bit reserved, ut why she is recently afraid of dogs i am unable to get a answer.May be as they grow fear comes due to circumstances i think
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@asliah (11149)
• Philippines
16 Feb 13
hi, in my observation if the child is in the age of 2 to 6 they can still have afraid of something,but when they reach the age of 7 and above they are not anymore afraid because they know how endure it,like my nephew in the age of three he is afraid to masking tape.