Supporting Children in Difficult Times

Extra Love When Things Get Really Hard at Home Apart from the developmentally appropriate challenges that children learn to conquer, there are a few common difficult life events we sometimes see our families dealing with. These might include: 1) a parent suffering depression (post-natal or other forms of depression), an alcohol addiction or mental health issue; 2) a death, terminal illness or miscarriage in the family; 3) parents separating and/or going through divorce; or 4) domestic violence, physical or emotional abuse at home (whether directed at the child or a parent); or, 5) childhood anxiety. The good news is that … Continue reading Supporting Children in Difficult Times