Transitions come up throughout a child’s life and as parents we want to support our kids as best as we can during these changes. Whether thinking about the potential effects of divorce on children’s behavior, moving homes with a toddler, or experiencing the loss of a loved one, having developmentally appropriate strategies can help ease the process.
Let me start by saying, I’ve had this post ready to publish for months. I’ve held on to it waiting for the “right” time to make it public. The bottom line, is that this is a sad, difficult, personal topic, and there is no “right”time. The way one explains death to a child is a very personal decision. Read More