Helping Your Child with Abandonment Issues
posted on November 18, 2017
Growing up without a parent can be very hard and have a huge impact on a child. “Sadly, kids are incredibly vulnerable to drawing the wrong conclusion and assuming that they must be at fault. This fear and guilt can leave kids feeling inherently unworthy.” There is hope to help your child by supporting them emotionally and rebuilding their self-esteem.
In this article, children with abandonment issues may…
- Reject everything about the absent parent
- Idealize the absent parent
- Develop poor self-esteem
- Have difficulty expressing their emotions
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Preparing for Autism and Puberty
"Social skills can already be challenging for children with autism, but now stack dating, romance, and teen snark on top of it?" "This issue is real but usually goes undiscussed. It’s sensitive, private, and can be embarrassing to talk about. But they’re our kids." Here are six topics about ways for parents to prepare for autism and puberty. The Development Gap The Physical Changes The Self-Care The Hunger Pangs The Unmentionables The Internet "This doesn’t have to be embarrassing or awkward, it’s just biology." To read the entire article, click here.