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Managing a Freak-Out
Relate. Reassure your child that her injury is the kind of thing that happens to everybody. Tell her that it has even happened to
you (if that’s true).
Distract. Have her close her eyes and think of something happy—like kittens. Ask her to describe them. Are they fluffy? Stripy? Fluffy and stripy?
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