Anxiety! Anxiety, Stress, Worry - these levels are through the roof right now for so many of us! Worry about if we'll have enough food, enough money for that food, who will get the food, what will happen if I test positive for Covid-19, will I still have a job, etc, etc etc. We ALL… Continue reading Times of Uncertainty
March 28 - This article has a whole different meaning now because of the Covid-19 crisis happening - our kiddos are 13, 10 and 6 and they all process what’s going on in our world a little differently but one thing is consistent and that is they all FEEL the stress and anxiety. Everyone can… Continue reading Children and Stress
these are my staples, basically I love to be prepared and so do my kiddos! so whatever I can do to start prepare them for a new school year, the better 🙂
Start preparing your kids for school ahead of time, like more than the day before 😉
All 3 of my kids have some type of anxiety around school (really who doesn’t?) so starting to prepare them (and reminders for me)is key for our family!
Here are some tips we use at our house:
- Reading– start reading some books about going back to school. I have one that is going into Pre-K (or Young Fives) so I do this mostly with him. Here are a few favorites
- Bedtime routine – Again, this is probably most important for my little guy. However, sleep is important for all ages (even mamas too). so starting to ease into a earlier bedtime a few weeks before or the week of, works well for everyone in the family!
- School Preparation Date – Make School exciting for the kids and take them, individually, on a date…
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Start preparing your kids for school ahead of time, like more than the day before 😉 All 3 of my kids have some type of anxiety around school (really who doesn't?) so starting to prepare them (and reminders for me) is key for our family! Here are some tips we use at our house: Reading -… Continue reading Mom Tip #110 – School Prep ✅✏️📖✂️
My oldest daughter, has an anxiety disorder (Conversion Disorder) and last summer it was at an all time high and we were really struggling (happy to report she is doing much better)! Last year when we learned about it, SHE came up with this idea to create a "Panic Bag" (ideas posted to bottom of this… Continue reading “Panic Bag” – Our life with Anxiety
Everyday I leave. I leave for work and I leave my kids and some days this just totally sucks! My older 2 are in school everyday, but while I work I miss a lot of opportunities to be involved in their classes and taking or picking them up from school. My youngest, KC, is 4 and… Continue reading Leaving…