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Kids and Tough Issues

  • Helping Kids Cope with a Divorce
    Anger, fear, separation anxiety, a sense of abandonment, self-blame, sadness and embarrassment are common reactions to divorce for most children.
  • Helping Your Children Cope With Death
    Children deal with death in many different ways, and not necessarily in the same manner as adults.
  • How to Talk About Drugs With Your Kids
    The key is communication. Talking to your children is only half the answer. Listening is the other half.
  • Protect Your Kids From Internet Crime
    Youngsters spend time online messaging, chatting, searching and surfing. Although most of these Internet experiences are likely positive, parents need to be aware of the dangers to better protect their children.
  • Talk With Your Kids About These Issues
    Talking with your child about drugs, alcohol and tobacco is tough. But you can't afford to ignore these topics. Children learn about these substances and feel pressure to use them at a very young age.
  • The Trouble with Bullies
    Bullying comes in different forms. It is commonly thought of as an actual or threatened act of physical violence. But name calling, spreading rumors, unrelenting teasing, and deliberately excluding a child from an activity can be other forms of bullying. Racial slurs, mocking cultural traditions, and unwanted physical contact are bullying.
  • When a Family Grieves
    Learning about grief and how it affects your family can help you get through the difficult times together. It may even help your family grow stronger.