A healthy response to stress (Part 2 of 10)

Parents – you can have an impact on how your teenager deals with life. Remember that you are the models for them. Try not to get caught up in the fast pace. You can help them with:

#2Patience: Help your children take one day at a time, one goal at a time and do the same for yourself.

Commentary by Margaret Murchan, LCSW

Resources and recommended readings on this topic:

The Hurried Child by David Elkind
Doing School: How We are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic and Miseducated Students by Denise Clark Pope
The Price of Privelege by Madeline Levine, Ph.D

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