Kids deal with stress in both healthy and unhealthy ways. And while they may not initiate a conversation about what’s bothering them,
they do want their parents to reach out and help them cope with their troubles.
– Notice out loud.
– Listen to your child
– Comment briefly on the feelings you think your child was experiencing
– Put a label on it
– Help your child think of things to do
– Listen and move on
– Limit stress where possible.
– Just be there. -Be patient