Reducing Children’s Stress in Child Care

Being a child can be stress­ful. Reduc­ing chil­dren’s stress in child care is impor­tant. Sources of Stress Learn­ing new things, build­ing inter­per­son­al rela­tion­ships, and nav­i­gat­ing dif­fer­ent home, school, and care envi­ron­ments are exhaust­ing expe­ri­ences for many chil­dren. These expe­ri­ences have been even more tire­some dur­ing the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, which placed many chil­dren in unpre­dictable sit­u­a­tions. Con­tin­ue read­ing “Reduc­ing Children’s Stress in Child Care”

How do Child Care Providers Deal with Stress?

Stress is a part of everyone’s lives. The caus­es of stress are many—ranging from small, every­day occur­rences to large, life-chang­ing events. We often think of stress­ful events as neg­a­tive, but even joy­ful events can pro­duce stress. In addi­tion to stress­es that are part of every­day life, you have many oppor­tu­ni­ties to encounter stress­ful sit­u­a­tions inCon­tin­ue read­ing “How do Child Care Providers Deal with Stress?”

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