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Creating a secure home environment is important so that you and your children can deal with stress and uncertainty in a healthy way. Drawing from developmental psychology, here’s what parents can do:
- be predictable and consistent
- be responsive
- be nurturing and affectionate
- model calm reassurance and thoughtful problem solving