Jul 14

8 Tips for Helping Children Through Grief and Bereavement

Bereavement Counselling for ChildrenBereavement Counselling for Children…

Helping children to cope with the death of someone close to them can be difficult and upsetting, especially when you may also be struggling to cope with your own grief in reaction to the loss. The way children react to death is affected by several factors including the age of the child, their temperament and personality, how well they manage their own negative emotions, and how they are affected by the reactions of others around them.
Honesty is usually the best policy when discussing death with children, but how much a child can understand will depend on their age and their ability to comprehend that after people die they will never come back.

Jan 14

Tips for a Tranquil Transition Back to School

4 simple things to make going back to school easier for your kids – & You

Back to School AnxietyThe summer holidays are fast drawing to a close and thoughts have turned to going back to school.

If you’re a parent of school age child it’s likely that you’ll be going out to buy school shoes, uniforms and school supplies. But another important and sometimes overlooked task is emotional and mental preparation for the return to school.