Tag: Children

The 7 Irreducible Needs of Childhood

The 7 Irreducible Needs of Childhood

The 7 Irreducible Needs of Childhood (Greenspan, 264)         1 “Every child needs a safe, secure environment that includes at least one stable, predictable, comforting and protective relationship with an adult, not necessarily a biological parent, who has made a long-term, personal commitment to the child’s daily welfare and who has the […]

28th July 2015 | By More
Divorce can be toxic to childhood

Divorce can be toxic to childhood

British writer and education consultant, Sue Palmer, writes in her book Toxic Childhood, that children with divorced parents perform significantly worse than others, on academic tests. They display more conduct problems, poorer psychological adjustment, lower self-esteem and weaker social relationships. This is reflected in tears and tantrums, regression to immature behaviour and “the all-too familiar […]

20th March 2015 | By More
Divorce Etiquette

Divorce Etiquette

How to handle yourself the best way possible Divorce can either be a smooth and amicable experience, or it can be a dramatic and emotionally distressing one. Ultimately, you are in control of whether or not the process of your divorce is bearable or not. You need a plan to get a grip on the […]

26th February 2015 | By More