Dealing with loss at Christmas

Great podcasts for parents and carers

Tue 11 December 2018

18 mins

While many people are excited about the silly season, it fills others with dread or sadness.

When a family has suffered loss – through death, separation or divorce, Christmas can be a really tough time. 

Karen Young may be a name you recognise as the author of the gorgeous kids' book Hey Warrior. Karen's work as a psycholgist is what inspired her to write that book, and her own blog Hey Sigmund.

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She explains how you can manage sadness at this time of year, how to help a friend who may be going through loss, and why it's important to reach out to those who may be having a difficult festive season.

For more on the work Karen does you can visit her website.

Plus you can find more of the advice Karen has given to Kinderling about everything from anxiety, starting school, and parenting fairly by clicking through below;

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