This isn't a magic wand to make all the worry go away, but let's be real--this is LIFE! Our job isn't to give our kids worry-free lives--it's to prepare them to be the most centered, empowered humans they can be in this messy world. And in my humble opinion, learning to work with the mind is one of the best ways to do this.
This is no time for words, whether they are of encouragement or threats or motivation. This is a time for action. Anxiety is a slippery slope, and if you give it an inch it will take a mile. Therefore, the best way to nip childhood anxiety is to catch it early and to act compassionately AND aggressively.
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