New research has shown that being in love is actually incredibly similar to drug addiction. As a single parent, handling the pain of a breakup is tough. A lot of us have been led to believe that time will heal our broken hearts. If we just keep busy with the kids and work it will get better. The truth is--it does and it doesn't.
One of the reasons divorce is hard on our kids is because of the way children think at certain ages. Young children see things from a limited, self-focused perspective.This is why it's so important that we as parents address the questions our children have--the spoken and unspoken ones.
We all know that divorce has a huge impact on kids and as parents we want to do our best to help them however we can. But when we are in the middle of all the craziness of separation it can be hard to know how to answer all their questions. Grab this free ebook that covers 15 of the most common questions kids ask and research-based (and experienced based) ways to answer them.
Change is never easy. As a parent how can you help your kids cope when you are struggling yourself? If you use these strategies to embrace change you may even find that the change becomes a positive experience, even if it doesn't seem like it at the time!
Podcasts helped me experience personal growth in a much faster way than I would have managed on my own. I'll share my favourites as a starting place for you to explore.