SUPPORTING CHILDREN’S MENTAL + EMOTIONAL HEALTH

For Parents of Virtual School Learners

Check out this article for five truths every parent of a virtual learner needs to hear.

What Your Child Is asking

Just when you think you understand your child, everything changes. It might be helpful to know that every kid at every phase is asking a unique and fundamental question.

What to expect in sixth grade

How to prepare your sixth grader for what to expect in the coming school year.

Supporting your child's emotional and mental health

If you missed the Generation Bridge May 18th Parent Mental Health seminar, you can view the video now via this link. Some great resources mentioned!

Supporting your child through their anxiety

Check out this video from Pastor Shauna about how to support your child(ren) through their feelings of fear and/or anxiety.

Handling Disappointment

A great article from the Child Mind Institute on how to help your kids handle disappointment.

Getting Along

Check out this blog post for tips on how to help your kids get along with one another.

Parent Media Control Resources

An article on how to help establish healthy and safe boundaries for your kid’s use of technology.

identifying emotions

This resource gives kids a tool that helps them to learn to identify their emotions. Emotions Faces PDF from TherapistAid.com.

Emotion Wheel PDF

This resource from TherapistAid.com helps kids to learn to identify their emotions. 

My Fears

Processing fears and making a plan for what to do when experiencing those fears in the future.

Feelings Games

Incorporating class games for helping kids to talk about and discuss their feelings.

why i'm grateful

Helps kids reflect on all the various areas of life that they have to be grateful for (relationally, tangible things, etc.).

"raising boys and girls" podcast

A group of Christian children’s counselors & authors with a great podcast for encouraging parents with strategies.

managing fear and anxiety during a pandemic

A blog post for parents on managing anxiety during any number of life disruptions.

Parent Cue: Anxiety Conversation Guide for grade schoolers

Age-appropriate tips and resources for helping a grade-schooler deal with anxiety.

Parent cue: Anxiety Conversation Guide for preschoolers

Age-appropriate tips and resources for helping a preschooler deal with anxiety.

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