Parents in particular deserve a special hand for their incredible flexibility and commitment to keeping their children safe and happy. Elementary-aged children will be facing new concerns and having new questions as school resumes.
After months of isolation and adversity our brain has been exposed to high levels of stress. Our brain needs balance with ‘Soul Rest’. When we balance our stress, we bolster our coping skills, problem solving improves and our body physically heals.
The tween years are typically considered those that correspond with the years in middle schools. Although each child is different, it is usually a time of wide fluctuations and increasing reliance on peers for guidance rather than parents.