13 Helpful Phrases to Calm Your Anxious Child


"You'll be fine" or "It's ok" don't work when your kids are really worried. It's challenging to know how to calm and comfort our kids when they are worried or anxious. Here are 13 helpful phrases to use when your child is worried. Guest post.


Thanks to Lemon Lime Adventures for allowing me to guest post about childhood anxiety today!

If your child struggles with anxiety, you know the challenge of finding the right things to say when he or she is worried. It’s not easy to connect without making the fears worse, while at the same time offering support and encouragement.

Are you curious how you can help calm an anxious child? Rather than telling your child “You’ll be fine,” or “Don’t worry about it,” try one of these phrases the next time your child is feeling worried…

Click here to learn 13 helpful phrases to use when your child is feeling anxious or worried.

Nicole Schwarz (couch 3)

Welcome! I'm Nicole Schwarz.

I'm a Parent Coach, Licensed Therapist and Author of It Starts with You. I help stressed, overwhelmed, confused parents find calm, confidence and connection with their kids. No one is expecting perfection here. But, if you’re willing to examine your parenting, find encouragement, or try something new, this is the place for you.

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