STRESS is the body’s response to the demands of life, an internal reaction that allows humans to adjust to or resist changing stimuli. STIMULI are simply the many and varied events of life.
A child’s attitude about herself and life influences how she reacts to stress. Children who like themselves and their life tend to be stronger in the face of adversity. They are self-confident, do not feel victimized, bear little resentment and have few fears or anxieties. Children with a negative outlook tend to suffer from stress.
This brief epub provides "need to know" information for parents to identify the causes of and understand how to help their children cope with stress.