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Some ideas for helping kids handle stress

by Traci Schumacher on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 8:35pm

Dealing with uncertainty, change, or problems can cause stress for anyone, including our children. So when I came across some tips about how to help kids handle stress, I thought they were especially appropriate now as school starts up again and some of our little people may be facing some anxieties and stress.

Mommy Guilt

by Traci Schumacher on Mon, 05/03/2010 - 9:33am

At church on Sunday I was talking with a group of moms and discovered we all suffer from Mommy Guilt at times. Perhaps you know the Mommy Guilt drill - you're a "bad mom" because you feel like: you're always yelling, dinner wasn't healthy enough, you haven't spent enough quality time with your kids, you really just want some "me" time, etc. We judge ourselves by every failure or shortfall, often dismissing the things we get right because "that's how it's supposed to be anyway."

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