There’s no guidebook for dealing with the loss of a spouse or a partner. It’s a long, solitary journey full of emotional ups and downs, pushes and pulls. From despair and grief to anger and guilt, obsessive thoughts and stressful emotions can take a huge toll of your quality of life— both while you’re awake and asleep. No matter how much support you have, there will be times where loneliness creeps in, most often during the dark hours of the night.
The first death most children experience is the loss of a pet or grandparent. They need to know that you, as a caring adult, are available to explain what has happened and reasure them that they are safe. Explaining death to children is not easy, but important teaching moment to share values and beliefs. You will find additonal information at http://www.amazon.com/Judy-H.-Wright/e/B002WCPXCY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1 to assist you in explaining death of a pet.
How adults manage social situations affects the way those children around them view human interaction.
There are many ways to empower your child and yourself to combat teasing and maltreatment. If you are a parent whose child is suffering from teasing, you should remember that there are options. Teach your child that there are different ways to deal with teasing, and encourage them to choose the one that will make […]
Hope is the belief that the future you imagine can become a reality. Can you make yourself feel more hopeful? I believe you can. It has been my experience and the observation of many others that those who have learned coping skills can survive and even thrive after horrible tragedies. Gain ways to be more hopeful at http://www.judyhwright.com
Feeling Words and Expressions If you came from a family where you were not allowed to express your true feelings, you may not even be aware of the range of feelings that are normal and experienced every day. In communication with your family you may find yourself overusing the old stand by’s of “Mad, Sad […]
Words Reflecting “Upset” Feelings (c) Judy Helm Wright http://www.judyhwright.com We all need to understand that there are varying degrees of upset feelings that can be expressed in ways that make communication easier. It is empowering to be able to name your feelings. When you can accurately describe how you feel, then others can assist you in finding solutions. […]