Friday, August 22, 2014

12 Tips to Reduce Your Child's Stress and Anxiety

With school starting up again, many parents notice extra stress and pressure on their kids.  We've put together some tips to help reduce your child's stress and anxiety to help you get through the school year:

1) Encourage your child to face his/her fears, not run away from them.

2) Tell your child that it is okay to be imperfect.

3) Focus on the positives.

4) Schedule relaxing activities.

5) Model approach behavior, self-care, and positive thinking.

6) Reward your child's brave behaviors.

7) Encourage good sleep routine.

8) Encourage your child to express his/her anxiety.

9) Help your child to problem solve.

10) Stay calm.

11) Practice relaxation exercises with your child.

12) Never give up!

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