Physical, mental health tips for kids of every age – KPRC Click2Houston

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Parents, back-to-school season is the perfect time to take stock of your child’s physical and mental health to help prepare them for a successful school year.
Starting in a new school or classroom can be an exciting or stressful experience for kids. Parents should recognize not all stressful emotions are bad and dealing with stress is an important step in a child’s developmental growth.
Dr. Preeti Parikh, Executive Medical Director at GoodRx and a board-certified pediatrician, shared tips parents can use to prepare their children for a healthy school year:
On KPRC 2+, Dr. Parikh will also dove into why staying ahead of stress by practicing mindfulness techniques with children can help avoid it manifesting into worrisome physical symptoms. For all her insights, watch the video at the top of the page.
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