Stress seems to be an unfortunate part of our modern lives, and parents are by no means immune. Whether it’s worrying about the next potential job layoff, a nagging health problem or a never-ending to do list, stress appears to be our constant companion, reminding us that being a grownup is sometimes not all that it’s cracked up to be.
It’s one thing when we are parents experience stress, but it’s another thing entirely when we see it in our children.
Are kids more stressed today? If so, why? And, most importantly, what can we do about it?