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11/09/2017
Childhood should be a happy period, but this joyous time can be marred by nerves and stress. Many children don’t know how to deal with it, which is why it’s up to you as a parent to help them out.

Children Feel Stressed Too

To an adult, it may seem like children lead stress-free, careless existences. The idea of children being under stress seems unimaginable. However, children do go through a lot of pressure in their daily lives. School, homework, and even their social life can make them feel anxious. When you’re feeling stressed, you know what to do, but children may not even be aware of what they’re going through, much less how to handle it. You can help your children manage stress with these tips.
  • Don’t overschedule: The many activities your children are involved in can raise their stress levels. Coming home from school to complete their homework, attend their after-school activities, and do their chores don’t allow them enough time to rest. Give them a few free nights a week where they don’t need to worry about their many activities.
  • Playtime matters: Let children play the way they want to with no rules, lessons, end goal, or competition. You can suggest that they play games that keep them physically active such as riding their bike, swimming, or dancing.
  • Sleepytime: Sleep is imperative to boost school performance and improve your child’s mood. If your children have trouble falling asleep, it may be a sign that they’re over-scheduled. This indicates that it's time to reduce some of their commitments and create an environment ideal for sleep.
  • Teach them to accept mistakes: Some children don’t know how to handle losing or making mistakes. The fear of doing something wrong can make them feel anxious and stressed. You should teach them that errors are part of life and that nobody knows everything. Making mistakes is part of the learning process.

Tutoring in Evanston Can Help

If your children are feeling stressed because they struggle with school, tutoring can help alleviate some of those nerves and help them become better students. Learn about the variety of tutoring programs The Tutoring Center, Evanston IL has to offer by calling them at 2242102244.

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