How to Help Anxious Kids Deal with Big Family Gatherings
It’s that time of year again. Big family gatherings. Cue up the noise, the chaos, the triggers and the picky eating. Perhaps you might even get a side dish of insensitive comments or unsolicited judgement. Does your heart start palpitating just at the thought? If so, you are not alone. I often get asked how to help anxious kids (and their parents) survive family gatherings. In fact, that is what prompted this episode!
Kids with anxiety and OCD have a hard time at big gatherings for all sorts of reasons, some of which are pretty common.
In this latest episode of The AT Parenting Survival Podcast I explore common struggles among kids with anxiety and OCD and what you can do to make it a pleasant time!
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