With so many stressors for adults in the world today, it’s just as stressful for kids. They are likely hearing news of the rapidly spreading omicron variant but might not be able to successfully deal with the feelings these reports create. Rather than talk, they might just shut down emotionally. To give some tips on how to talk with your kids about their anxieties and how to explain COVID to your kids is clinical psychologist, parenting expert and author of “Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety,” Dr. John Duffy. Lisa Dent and Dr. Duffy also get into tips for dealing with anxiety in 2022.
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