On 06/03/2020, Park Slope Parents asked Dr. Mandi White-Ajmani to lead a Mental Health Check-In for parents of elementary school children. Mandi’s webinar talked through the common challenges that kids 5-10 years old might be facing, as well as how to manage them. These included:
- Kids are clingy
- Kids are regressing
- Kids aren’t socializing
- Kids are sassy, defiant, and explosive
- Kids are on technology all the time!
Questions addressed from attendees included issues about sibling fighting, how parents can de-escalate, getting work done with kids in the house, being flexible, and engaging in self-care.