Helping children face anxious times
Last updated 11/6/2008 at Noon
Today’s unstable economic environment has meant lifestyle changes, problems and increased stress for many families.
Parents, however, sometimes forget that their problems, financial or otherwise, can also mean increased levels of anxiety and fear for their children.
Whatever a family’s problems, children, even at very young ages, are usually aware that things are no longer “right.”
While young children won’t fully understand what is wrong and older children may fake a “So what?” non-caring attitude, the reality is that major family problems cause stress and anxieties for ch...