If you’ve got a kiddo who’s prone to anxiety or gets easily overwhelmed, try out this easy at-home strategy for calming. It’s a preplanned kit with coping skills galore. To make your very own Chill Out Box start by gathering your child’s favorite comfort items. Make sure your child gets to help choose things for
Summer is a time of carefree days for many parents and children. Carefree days do not have to mean no structure in your children’s lives. It is important for children and families to have structure, no matter what the time of year it is. Routines give children a sense of security and help develop self-discipline.
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