UW Extension Newsletter
Highlights from this issue:
Parents may not be able to remove the stress from teen years, but they can help kids understand how stress can be beneficial in some circumstances and help them find better ways to cope. In the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 93% OF LOW-STRESS TEENS AGREE THAT “MY FAMILY LOVES ME AND GIVES ME HELP & SUPPORT WHEN I NEED IT” COMPARED TO 75% OF HIGH-STRESS TEENS.
Remember, Parent Make A Difference. . . A few ideas referenced in the newsletter include:
· Schedule “Pleasant Events” with your teen
· Teach Mindfulness to your teen
· Make Gratitude a family affair
· Find Opportunities for Acts of Kindness
Read the full newsletter to discover ways parents can help teens manage stress, and use the helpful tips to improve the school year for you and your teen!
Mrs. Troxel is the 7-12 School Counselor. Please check often for updates.