People almost always tend to associate stress with adulthood and anything related to work, unemployment, parenthood, or married life. Little do they know that even their own kids could be suffering from stress.
Some of the causes of stress in kids may involve separation from parents, academic pressure, bullying, the divorce of parents, neglect, changing schools or moving to another city, or any negative change in their lives.
But how do you know if your kids are stressed? Notice if they display any of the following signs:
● Changes in appetite: reduced/increased appetite
● Night terrors and fears at bedtime
● Anger outbursts and excessive crying
● Social withdrawal
● Aggressive behavior
● Physical ailments: abdominal pain, headaches, etc.
If you’re certain that it is stress that your kid is suffering from, after speaking to a professional, you can help your kids get better by following some easy stress management tips on this list.