March 1, 2009
Major life changes such as divorce, separation, loss and moving can take a tremendous emotional toll on children. However, given the right support, your child will be able to express their feelings, grieve their loss, and emerge from this unsettling time a stronger more resilient person. As a parent, you can help your child by:
Also, try to provide a variety of outlets for your child’s expression through regular activities, playdates, and visits with favorite relatives and friends. If changes in behavior become overwhelming, NewBridge can help. Call NewBridge toll-free at 888-746-9333 or visit www.newbridge.org.