Category: How to prevent crying

It’s not too early to prepare for Halloween

If you have kids, they’ve probably already started talking about their Halloween costume. This year, my four year old grandson has moved from wanting to be a superhero to being something scary. He’s beenĀ  googling “scary costumes”. I think that’s a good way to get a young child used to the idea of something scary…. Read more »

Yes, Your Child is Afraid. Yes, We’ll Overcome That Fear

In a previous post, I talked about general tips for a successful party. Now, I’ll delve into how we at Funnie and Friends can turn even the most shy, trembling, or out and out screaming scared child into a fan of whatever character appears. If the children at the party are 4 or under, there… Read more »

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Santa with cheerful elves and child

It’s that magical time of year! The traditions and rites of passage that are so important to us as families include the annual visit to Santa Claus. We all want that perfect picture: our child runs into Santa’s arms, jumps onto his lap, and rattles off their wish list. Too often, it doesn’t work out… Read more »