Signs your elementary kid might be stressed out

Allie Boman
Aug 19 · 7 min read
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A word from the author

Stress itself isn’t the enemy

Digging deeper: how cortisol works in kids

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Signs of stressed out kids

How to help

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Embrace the drama

Allow for dislocated responses

Encourage (even illogical) talking

Give space for conversation

Articles sourced in “Signs” and “How to help” sections:

When to seek help

Allie Boman

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Allie is a wife, mom, freelance writer, follower of Jesus, lover of real food and great music. She aims to be a learner, mentor and friend. AllieBoman.com

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