When you ask for help from others, you’re showing kids a healthy coping strategy: getting support when you need it.
Here are some examples for parents and caregivers: Ask a friend or tutor to help your child with math if you’re hitting a wall. Or, if you constantly argue with your child about a specific problem, maybe a relative can help out instead.
Keep an eye out for
signs of anxiety and depression
, too. When kids feel anxious or depressed, it’s important to seek out help from a counselor or health care provider.