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Keeping it carefree: Why stress cheats childhood, what you can do

Jan. 21, 2010 at 7:14 AM ET

From TODAY contributor, author and parenting expert, Dr. Michele Borba, Ed. DAPA Survey Raises Concern about Parent Perceptions of Children’s Stress1. Blow your worries away. 2. Melt the tension. 3. Use a positive phrase to stay cool. 4. Visualize a calm place.5. Teach a stress-buster formula. 6. Make a stress box. 7. Learn relaxation and breath control with yoga.Dr. Michele Borba is the author of more than 22 books including the upcoming "Big Book of Parenting Solutions." For more from Michele you can visit her Web site at: MicheleBorba.comRelated stories:

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