It is so important parents help children maintain a sense of balance in their lives.

“When a child’s sense of self-worth is dependent on what they achieve, it can lead to anxiety and depression. Anxiety can come from worrying about keeping up with or outshining peers, while depression can be caused by a failure to achieve”

Perspective | Students in high-achieving schools are now named an ‘at-risk’ group, study says

Thanks to academic and extracurricular stress, pushing kids to get into elite colleges, these children are now considered at-risk, along with kids living in poverty and foster care, recent immigrants, and those with incarcerated parents.