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Why do some children have a short listening span?

Michele Borba
Psychology

Know Your Child's Stress Signs Each kid responds differently, but the key is to identify your child's physical behavioral or emotions signs before he is on overload. A clue is to look for behaviors that are not typical for your child. Physical Stress Signs

Headache and neck aches Nausea and stomachache Sweaty palms,lightheadedness Bedwetting Trouble sleeping Change in appetite Frequent colds, fatigue

Emotional or Behavior Stress Signs

New or reoccurring fears and worries Trouble concentrating Irritability Withdrawing from things she loves Moodiness, whining or sulking Nail biting; hair twirling; thumb-sucking Acting out, tantrums Regression Clinging, suddenly more dependent

Once you discover your child's stress signs, point them out so he learns them as well. "When you get tense you clench your fists." "Have you noticed that whenever you worry you get a headache?"

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