The holidays are a fun and festive time to visit with friends and family. Special decorations, traditions, food and fun activities make it an exciting time. But the holidays can also present challenges for our young children whose lack of emotional regulation and adaptability to schedule changes can lead to feelings of overwhelm and frustration.

Are you looking for some strategies to reduce frustration and increase happiness this holiday season? Take a look at How to Avoid Holiday Meltdowns from PBSkids for Parents. It’s packed full of tips to teach kids how to manage and cope with their feelings while empowering them to understand and communicate their needs.

For more information on helping your kids develop emotional wellness and social skills visit our Wellness and Child Development pages.