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Helping Kids Cope with Loss

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Helping Kids Cope With Loss Parents do their best to shield their children from the harsh realities of the world. But as much of an effort as they put in, parents can’t always protect their children from experiencing the pain of loss. Whether it’s the loss of a beloved pet, a childhood friend, or the […]

How to Help Children Understand a Parent’s Depression

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How To Help Children Understand A Parent’s Depression Many parents experience clinical depression each year. As if the disease weren’t enough, recognizing its effects on your children can be quite painful. Studies have shown that children of depressed parents are at greater risk of not only developing depression themselves, but also of poor physical health, problems […]

How to Lovingly Parent a Depressed Child

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How To Lovingly Parent A Depressed Child Being a parent is the hardest job on the planet. But being a parent of a child with a mental illness can feel unbearable at times. All parents want to do what’s right for their kids, but when your child is sick, either physically or mentally, the desire […]