Create a worry box. Older children can list their fears on pieces of paper (younger kids can draw pictures) and store them in a shoebox. By visualizing their worries contained in a box, children acknowledge their fears rather than avoid them (which is what leads to anxiety), and then set them aside.

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Check out part 1 of this series.

Tame the Butterflies

Stressing over a test

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