Tuesday, July 21, 2015
News U Can Use: "Preparing Your Tweens for the Scary New World of Jr. High"
Anxiety, depression and heightened stress levels are known to increase significantly when young teens make this transition.
According to the American Psychological Association, researchers at the University of Michigan found that children's grades drop dramatically, on average, during the first year of middle school and that children become "less interested in school and less self-assured about their abilities."
So how do parents help their children cope during this tumultuous time in their young lives?
Read more at http://national.deseretnews.com/article/5195/6-ways-to-prepare-your-tween-for-the-scary-new-world-of-junior-high.html#bsKyp0FzLdgA5tPr.99
at 21 July