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Love bug phobia

How do I calm a three year old who is terrified of love bugs? They are everywhere and there is no way to keep them away from her. She has a panic attack when one gets near her.

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Asked by OneAndAHalfKids at 4:54 PM on Sep. 24, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • The best I can offer is to let her see one crawl on you. Maybe if she sees one crawling on you and not hurting you, it will help?

    Answer by specialwingz at 5:15 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Yup, let her see you "laugh" when one lands on you, make a big deal out of how it "tickles"...pretend to "pet" it.....If she sees you enjoying them and having fun, she'll eventually want in on it :)

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 6:43 AM on Sep. 25, 2010

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