Anxiety in Teens and Tweens: Helping Your Kid Through a Stressful Time

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/anxiety-kids-talk/

As a parent or guardian, you hope your child never has to worry about facing a major crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic they’re currently living through. A little fear of crossing a busy street? Sure. A healthy caution towards strangers online? Definitely. But seeing your kid wrestle with bigger fears can be tough. There are always things happening in the world that can make them feel anxious — maybe one of their favorite celebrities passes away, they’re worried about climate change, or they’ve heard talk of a potential war with North Korea. Maybe the pandemic is scaring them more than…

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