Parenting Through Crisis
Helping Kids in Times of Loss, Grief, and ChangeBook - 2000
In this companion to her bestselling kids are worth it! parenting educator Barbara Coloroso shows how parents can help children find a way through grief and sorrow during the difficult times of death, illness, divorce, and other upheavals that strike families or others we care about. She offers concrete, compassionate Ideas for supporting children as they navigate the emotional ups and downs that accompany loss, assisting them in developing their own constructive ways of responding to life's challenges.
At the heart of' her approach is what she calls the T.A.0. of Family--time, Affection, and Optimism--coupled with her deep understanding of how people move through grief. Barbara Coloroso's clear answers to difficult questions are illustrated through Uplifting humor and insightful anecdotes from her own experiences as a franciscan nun, mother of' three,, and her thirty years as a parenting educator and leader of workshops and seminars worldwide. With this guide in hand, parents can feel assured that they are parenting with both head and heart, responding with wisdom and love when children need them most.