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Sue Ellen stands looking upset.
How can I tell that my child is upset?

Children express their worries in different ways. Here is a list of some ways that may signal that your child is upset:

  • A change in behavior: being more aggressive or being more quiet than usual
  • A return to thumbsucking, bedwetting, or being extra clingy
  • Night fears and sleeping problems
  • Headaches or stomachaches
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