Good Inside with Dr. Becky

What should I say when my kid is afraid?

Episode Summary

<p>How do we help our children face what feels scary? In this episode, Dr. Becky hears from three parents looking for ways to help their kids work through fears. She shares why kids develop fears, the significance of how we respond to their fears, and nearly 10 strategies to help them cope—from retelling the story of what happened to naming conflicting feelings (like scared and excited) with "parts language." <p/> <p/> Follow Dr. Becky on Instagram: <p/> Subscribe for weekly strategies and scripts: <p/> Learn more with Dr. Becky’s workshops: <p/> <p/> Today’s episode is brought to you by the following sponsors:<p/> <p/> Rent The Runway. Check out Rent The Runway's monthly membership at and get 40% off with code GOODINSIDE. <p/> FEED is an impact driven lifestyle brand on a mission to end childhood hunger. Every FEED purchase helps provide school meals to kids in need. Head to for an exclusive offer on your first purchase.