As discussed previously, your home is the foundation of your child's physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. The attitudes and influences you provide as parents are the basis for your child's identity, self-esteem, coping, and worldview. These influences begin in your child's early years and are combined with your child's experiences outside of your home. Together, they form the values and expectations that will guide your child throughout her life. To decrease anxiety as much as possible, the following are some suggestions that can easily be in your control.