You've already heard of the meaning of self-care and some ways to practice it. To give themselves a break from their hectic lives, refresh and take care of themselves mentally, emotionally and physically (be sure to read our blog about this every adult should practice self-care. Although we all know that self-care is necessary for adults, for kiddos, it is also important! While your child probably does not cope with as much stress as you do during a day in preschool, self-care is still useful and necessary for them to practice.
If you teach your child self-care at a young age, it will teach them, now and as they age, to prioritize their mental and physical health. When you introduce your kids to these patterns of caring for themselves, according to a Parents post, it will help them learn how to cope with stressors in the future and decrease their risk of developing mental health problems such as anxiety and depression!
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