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Self-Care Tips for Kids: How to Get Started

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Self-Care Tips for Kids: How to Get Started

We all know that kids are not very good at taking care of themselves. They need constant supervision to eat well and stay away from things they shouldn't. However, there is one thing which they do well - resetting, refreshing, and restarting.

One way that parents can help their children is by introducing them to new activities. Some activities that will help your kids reset and refresh can be painting together, going for a walk, or playing on the backyard swing set or a public playground.

Here are some more ideas on how to unplug your kids and help them learn how to practice self-care.

Stress Can Be Coming From Inside the House

Stress isn’t just for grown-ups. Kids can suffer from stress and anxiety even at an early age. If you find your home is not in harmony, and that people are complaining and nitpicking, it could very well be the bad energy coming from within the house. Clutter is a big contributor to that. Use a day or several half days to go through all the junk that’s been accumulating in your home. You can find ways to store it, you can donate it, or even have a yard sale and turn it into a fun learning event for your children. Next, give your house a thorough top-to-bottom cleaning. By giving your home a proper bit of care, it will serve as self-care for you and your children.

The Importance of Bonding Times

It’s important to carve out sections of your day that are devoted strictly to bonding. It sho