By Lori Lite Sixty five percent of students report that they are often or always stressed by their schoolwork and homework. Homework is a significant cause of stress for students. Homework stress can cause children and teens to experience stress-related symptoms such as headaches, difficulty sleeping, exhaustion, and weight gain.
Posts Tagged ‘back to school’
Note to Readers: Separation anxiety is stressful for children, parents, teachers, and anyone listening to the screams that can accompany saying goodbye. Separation anxiety can be reduced with role-playing. Take turns with your child saying goodbye and returning to a hug and a hello. This method is especially effective when the child gets to play [...]
“A schedule change from summer to back to school is enough to create feelings of stress and anxiety for some children.” by Lori Lite With carefree days of summer coming to an end I couldn’t help but reminisce. In New York we identified back to school time as sweater weather. Finding the perfect sweater to [...]
by Lori Lite/Founder of Stress Free Kids I wish I had a few back to school tips when I was bringing me crying child to school… My kid was a clinger and did not want to go to school. She held my leg tightly and screamed so loudly I wanted to cry. So I did [...]