Exams: Parental Stress and Anxiety

It’s that time of year again ….

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This week sees the start of the GCSE and AS exams amongst others in the UK and presumably world-wide students will be preparing for exams and feeling the pressure of these.  But as a parent how do we cope with the fallout of the exams at home, not only helping our children deal with the stresses and strains of the end of year tests and exams, but also keeping ourselves mentally prepared to deal with the variety of emotions that present from supporting children’s heightened states to maintaining our own internal worries and niggles.

For many parents, as their children prepare for their final exams at school, they are all too aware of the weight that these will play into the future.  Parents worry about the amount of work their children are doing, how they are in themselves, whether they are looking after themselves in general, as well as whether…

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