How to Cope with Family Stress
When your kids are stressed out, you’re likely to feel their stress. The opposite is also true. So, it’s easy for the whole family to end up feeling
overwhelmed. Here are some tips to handle the stress and bond as a family in the process.
Get More Sleep
Lack of sleep makes everyone irritable. If you nd yourself feeling tired and cranky and notice that your kid is too, set an earlier bedtime for a while. It’ll
allow you to go to sleep earlier as well and leave everyone feeling refreshed.
Take a Walk
Take a quiet walk, just enjoying the silence, each other’s presence and the fresh air. Taking some time out of your day to relax can make stress feel more
Take a Break
Give yourself and your kids time to relax. Take some deep breaths. Be kind to yourself
Talk About It
Sometimes the best thing to do when you’re feeling stressed is to vent. Let your kids know that you are always there for them to talk to when they’re
upset, and that you’ll help them out.
Focus on the Positive
At dinner, go around the table and share one thing that you really enjoyed about your day. You’ll see all the good things in your life more easily