Posts Tagged ‘divorce’

Tips for talking to kids about divorce

Whether it’s the first heartbreak, a scraped knee or losing a beloved pet watching your children hurt is undeniably harder than hard.  When life presents a potentially unpleasant or painful situation, our gut tells us to protect and shield our kids, even if it means being a little less than honest or presenting a watered…

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Helping children cope with addiction and divorce

Following a podcast interview, a parent contacted me with questions about resources for helping children of divorce cope with a parent’s alcohol addiction. Like many parents, this mom worries that her ex’s continual relapses are taking a toll on their kids. She shared that the most important things to her are protecting her children from the…

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