Let Your Kids Know How Stressed You Are

Whether you’re anxious about Covid-19 or something else, it’s best to fess up

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental
Published in
4 min readApr 27, 2020

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Stressed-out parents may think it’s perfectly logical to hide their stress from the kids, but a new study published in the Journal of Family Psychology suggests children see right through the deception, and it just stresses them out, too. The advice: Let it out, within…

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Robert Roy Britt
Elemental

Editor of Aha! and Wise & Well on Medium + the Writer's Guide at writersguide.substack.com. Author of Make Sleep Your Superpower: amazon.com/dp/B0BJBYFQCB