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When you feel overwhelmed by work or everyday tasks, you probably break down your tasks into smaller parts. This helps you manage your time and anxiety, and allows things to get done in a more focused manner. However, while adults are good at thinking small, children often lack the ability to do that. The next time your child expresses frustration over an influx of homework and chores, help them break down their tasks so that they are more manageable. This will not only alleviate their anxiety in the short-term, it will provide them with a useful skill that they can use throughout their lives to reduce the stress of everyday life.

Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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