What to Do When Anxiety Causes Our Kids to Have Negative Thoughts

“I had the worst day ever!” My child screams. Thirty minutes ago everything was going well. He had a good day at school and he was excited to go play. While doing homework he shouts “I’m the dumbest kid ever!” Who is this kid and where did my child go? This is a kid who gets straight As. So what is going on? Anxiety. Anxiety doesn’t always look like anxiety. Sometimes it looks like aggression. Sometimes it looks like opposition. And sometimes…it makes a child very negative. So how do you help a child who oozes negative thoughts?

Anxiety doesn’t always look like anxiety. Sometimes it makes kids very negative and floods them with negative thoughts. Here is how to help…
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