Check-In Tuesdays

Check In Tuesdays: How to Cope With After-School Meltdowns

Now that the adrenaline of the new school year has worn off, many parents are witnessing the inevitable after school meltdowns. Psychotherapist Katie Hurley explains why this is happening and gives tips on how to help your child(ren) through this stressful and emotional period. 

She suggests: 

  • Leave the questions for later
  • Prioritize downtime
  • Be Present
  • Play together
  • Snack it up
  • Create homework routine

You can read the full article here: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-cope-with-after-school-meltdowns