Dealing Christmas Stress In Children

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Christmas Stress
Christmas is ofcourse fun and exciting but children are stressed a little too much as it is grand and requires lot of preparation. From holiday preparation to cooking to decoration to party organising, everything needs to be planned and children have a bigger share in making it unique and happening.

The Christmas stress is on less for children as most of the arrangement like tree decoration, snowman making and crafts are been assigned to them. At times, children may even repent for getting Christmas holidays as all of it is spent on the festive decoration. Thus dealing with holiday stress becomes very difficult.

Parents often are unaware that children have bigger stress than them. A bag full of homework will be pending to be completed during the holidays and parents invite a houseful of relatives who fill up home and make the situation even worse.

After Christmas holidays, children are stressed to prepare for exams and they start freaking post holidays. Parents, at that time, will have to calm and suggest a few anxiety tips for kids. During Christmas, your kids did their bit to finish the celebration and now, it is your time, to help them and decrease the burden.

When you find children stressed, ask them to relax or take a nap. A calm mind will always be free from depression and anxiety. Have a word with children and be aware of what they are going through. Prepare their favorite food, buy them gifts and make them happy by a praise.

Remember that Christmas is festival of joy and everybody needs to be in the right frame of mind to enjoy the celebration as it is the birthday of Christ. Even the lord wouldn't be happy to see your child being depressed.

Read more about: kids, stress, christmas
Story first published: Thursday, December 22, 2011, 15:05 [IST]
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