Originally Posted by Celeste
When faced with a potential scary situation such as a bridge with an imaginary troll under it, I sing. Anybody knows that mommy won't sing if trolls are going to eat us.
I also sing the scary things away, although my niece told me my voice is so scary the scary things head for the hills. She has me sing lullaby's to her at night for that exact same reason. Gotta love kids.
You could hand walk him on a few trails if possible. That way he gets used to some of the oggie boogies and won't consider you a threat because you're not on his back. You can also reassure him from the ground by walking past the spookie to show him it isn't going to eat anyone.