If you’re feeling worried about your child’s mental health after a diagnosis of a chronic health condition, here are a few things that you can do to help your child
Parenting teens isn’t for the weak. Many times you will feel anything but strong as you navigate wave after wave of incidents, emotions, challenges. Some of these will rock your world and your teens; but helping them understand how to know what they’re feeling and then tolerate whatever emotions are present will lead to the ability to regulate the emotions without acting out.
With all of the stress that we are currently experiencing, it’s more important than ever to keep our relationships strong so that they can provide us with support and some resilience to stress. By implementing these three practices with your child or teen, you will have the best chance of having a healthy and connected relationship with them.
Seeing our children struggle with drastic changes that they don’t fully understand, all while we don’t really understand it all ourselves, has put even the most confident and competent parents on edge. While there are certainly no easy answers to any of this, here are a few tips to help you get started on your path to becoming the best version of yourself that you can be during these challenging times.
Parenting in the Time of COVID-19: Stress, Anxiety and Finding our Way Through. Second in a four-part series.