Skip to main content

Working and Career

Back to all posts

WORKING: Stress And Your Kids

This week from Brandon: how to help your kids avoid catching your stress. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
This week from Brandon: how to help your kids avoid catching your stress. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)

You make it home at the end of a hard day at work, and you’re feeling the strain of an important deadline looming. But for the sake of the kids, you put on a happy face, laugh, play and bury the stress so they won’t be impacted.

So everything’s fine, right?

Maybe not. Your little ones can actually pick up on the below-the-surface signs that you’re stressed out, and it can impact them, too.

Our career guru Brandon Smith explains how this works and how you can manage it on this week’s Working on GPB Radio.