While we cannot bubble wrap our kids when they are afraid or anxious, here are some strategies that have helped my family through such situations.
All children feel anxious or worried from time to time. It is a normal part of growing up. As parents, we cannot shield our children from feelings of anxiety. How we can support them is to help them cope with their worries or anxieties. In a recent podcast, I shared four strategies using the acronym C.A.L.M to help parents support their anxious children.