*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Thrive Global.

“Modeling, showing your kids how to manage their emotions, thoughts, feelings and behaviors with how you manage those things yourself, is such an important action we can take as parents right now. With increased time together and a need for kids to learn how to adapt to a new normal, parents may see an increase in unhealthy behaviors or increased anxiety or depression. Parents have the opportunity to model how to manage our emotions or deal with stress so that our kids can use that to better manage their own.”

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