Just like adults, kids too have their own set of problems to tackle with each day, may it be assignments or school work, stress, worry and frustrations are all part of it.
But to overcome this, parents need to help them tackle these worries and anxiety from the right age, so to lead a worry free and confident lifestyle.
This can help the kids develop confidence and master life’s challenges may it be big or small.
It is only natural that kids also worry because of school work, assignments, tests, friends, groups but to overcome this, a parent can help their kids as they might have also experienced the same, when they were at the same age.
⦁ Find out what’s on their Mind or what are they thinking:
Take interest in your kids’ school, or be connected with them on what they are doing so to be informed, if something is worrying them, discuss with other parents and keep in touch with the team to know, what’s happening in school.
Take few free times to talk with your kids, spend weekends and free time doing tasks, or solving fun activities like activity flashcards for kids or cooking something together and listen what they want to talk about. Make yourself approachable to your kids by maintaining a fun and understanding relation.
- Show you care and understand your kids:
Spending time together in fun activities and solving fun flashcards as its own advantage, as they make you more approachable. Making yourself approachable solves half of the problem, and no matter how big or small the problem is, show that you care and will understand them. Understanding their problem gives them confidence, how? As they know that their parents understand them and care for them. In this way, they can worry less.
- Make a difference, guide them to a solution.
You have to understand the main reason to their worry is, because they don’t have a solution. So, to make a difference, guide them to a solution, as you might have already faced the same problem and know the solution for it or might already know a solution.
Guiding them to a solution itself will make a difference and will help them and make you more approachable, as further they will ask solutions from you to any problem that they might worry about.
Spending more time effectively with your kids in their hobbies, solving fun flashcards for kids, baking together and much more can be the key solution to all.
So, in these 3 simple ways, you can have a better relationship with your kids and help them manage their stress, worry or anxiety.