Children seem to be more anxious in our society than ever before. This is something that I have been reading quite a bit about recently and the facts are quite staggering. In fact the research shows that as many as one in six young people in the UK suffer from anxiety. To look it another way, one in five teenagers in an average class will be suffering from anxiety (anxiety.org.uk). This is a frightening statistic frankly and it got me thinking about why this is happening. As a mum, I know that there are many pressure of our teenagers which I have written about Here.
I have wondered though if we can make our children anxious?
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