Often anxiety in children is simply miscommunication when telling the truth is all they need to hear. Telling the truth with compassion, empathy, understanding and love is much more effective than ‘protecting or shielding your child’ from what you, the parent are afraid to say.
“Different laws apply to different types of couples because the federal, provincial and territorial governments share responsibility for family law under Canada’s Constitution. The federal government is responsible for making laws related to divorce. The provinces and territories are responsible for making family laws related to unmarried couples, married couples who separate but have not [...]
How, as a parent do you say “no” to your child when other parents allow their kids to do ‘it’? This is a question most parents are confronted with at some point, and certainly an argument your child will argue when they want something. “Everyone else is doing it – why can’t I?”
This wasn’t world news, but it certainly hit Southern British Columbia hard last week when a 3 year old boy names Keanin went missing in the middle of the night from his bedroom. During the 4 days he was missing it was suspected by the police that he had been abducted by a known sex [...]
September can be a trying month for families who have recently gone through divorce. Children worry and anticipate the queries of everyone regardless of whether people know or not. The child knows and they think it is written all over their face. Little butterflys in the tummy of nervousness when not addressed can become bigger [...]
With over 50% of marriages ending in divorce and most with children involved, how much impact is this having on the development of children universally? While parents are going through the emotional, financial and physical adjustments of sorting out who gets what, who is responsible and how things will transpire, the needs and routine of [...]
It is rarely an intention to plan single parenting as a profession. Becoming pregnant and choosing to raise a child is life altering. There is no specific guide book to follow. Each and every parent is unique, as is each and every child. As we are all individual, so is the purpose of every life. [...]
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