Your stress-level affects your parenting and thus, affects the social-emotional and overall development of your child. There is a choice in what you choose to do to manage your stress.
If your kindergarten-going child is having difficulty in reading, remembering alphabets or producing sounds with each letters, it may be due to weak phonemic awareness. Reading therapists supports children in recognizing letters, sounding, blending to higher levels of comprehension, writing ability in children.
It is important for caregivers and parents to take precautions to ensure a healthy developmental for their child. Therefore, it is extremely important for parents to take care of both their mental and physical health during and after birth of their child to reduce the risk of their child’s health being affected. (CDC, 2019a)