WHEN TO TELL THE KIDS-PART THREE

WHEN TO TELL THE KIDS-PART THREE Five                                                                                                                                                                       So to begin with basically you want to have this “talk” about upcoming changes, when you will both be able to spend the rest of the day and night with them and preferable the next day or two to let it sink in that they are not losing either of you. Next it would be helpful to be a family unit for the day, i.e. no one but you and the kids. No matter how close they are with Nonie and Poppy...

WHEN TO TELL THE KIDS-PART TWO of Three

WHEN TO TELL THE KIDS-PART TWO of Three Four                                                                                                                                                                         What to say? Children, especially teenagers, all of us really just want to know the bottom line–how is this going to affect me? What is going to change for me? Am I going to lose anything? They, of course, have no awareness of the long-term effects of events on their life.  Small children who live in the present moment, may only comprehend they are moving. So think this through and be clear with yourselves on this, they will experience a loss....