It can be hard to watch your child deal with the stresses and anxieties of life, and in no way is that more apparent than in test-taking, whether in high school or college. Exams are tough on students – many of whom don't take care of their bodies with late, or all, night cram sessions, unhealthy eating habits, over-doses of caffeine. You may begin to wonder: What's my role here? As a parent, where should I step in? While you can't take the exams for them, you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways. The following suggestions detail ways that parents can help minimize exam stress for students of all ages:Better habits will lead to your student feeling more awake and focused, which could in turn lead to better grades. Think about the following lifestyle aspects and help your student find healthier alternatives, whether via discussion or by sending a care package to show your support:
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