Our children will take their cues from the adults in their world and it is critical that parents work together to get their children through these uncertain and rapidly changing times. Please download the attached guide to helping children deal with stress and trauma.
Overview of Helping Children Deal With Stress :
Understand the concept of “secure base.”
I can see you are trying to figure out that new puzzle. “is is a new room; I will hold you for awhile longer.
Use common approach to calm down.
Calm down. Stop. Breathe. Count. You are angry that your friend took your toy, what should we do next?
Consistent & Responsive Caregivers
This toy is broken so I’m throwing it away so no one gets hurt. No throwing blocks. I need to keep the block area safe for everyone to play. “is is a safe place. I will be here with you.
Positive Guidance & Support
You are angry that your friend took your toy, what should we do next? You are crying and rubbing your eyes, I think you are feeling tired.