An essential support tool for parents and carers of children experiencing difficulties brought on by life changes.This accessible guide will help you to support your child through difficult experiences brought on by life changes, including divorce, new siblings, or the loss of a loved one
Change is part of life, but for a child it can be scary and bewildering. Whether it’s the prospect of starting school, dealing with changes in the family or seeing unsettling events in the wider world, there are many aspects of life that can cause a child to feel destabilized and frightened.
As parents and carers, we try everything in our power to shield our children and prepare them emotionally for disappointments and upsets, but sometimes it can be hard to know what to do for the best. Help Your Child Cope with Change
offers actionable tips that will give you and your child the support you need to navigate these difficult moments with kindness and care.
Discover how to:
- Nurture resilience and a positive mindset in your child
- Break bad news to your child
- Establish behavior boundaries and retain routines during difficult times
- Deal with overwhelming emotions
- Seek support
About the Author
Liat Hughes Joshi is a North London-based journalist and author who specialises in writing about parenting and family life. She is the author of six parenting books and has contributed to many publications including The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. She has been a columnist for Huffpost Parents and makes regular appearances on TV and radio providing comment on parenting.