Age appropriate strategies to help your child cope with divorce or separation Children experience their parents’ separation/divorce differently throughout the different stages of development. The following are age appropriate suggestions for ways to help your child cope during this challenging period: Birth to 2 years At this stage maintaining consistency in your child’s environment is [&helli...
Three Ways to Help Your Child through Divorce or Separation While marriage in Jamaica has decreased from 22,152 in 2008 to 20,489 in 2010, divorce is on the rise with 1,654 and 2,371 cases being reported in 2008 and 2010 respectively (STATIN). Additionally, recommendations have been made for an easier divorce process in an attempt […]
GSAT ‘unsuitable’ – Lead Stories – Jamaica Gleaner – Monday | April 9, 2012. “I don’t think that one exam should be used to determine the placement because the ministry has always encouraged us as educators that we should use different forms of assessment,” the senior educator said. Dr. Maragret Bailey. Consultant clinical psychologist, Dr […]
by Alexis Goffe The unfortunate truth is: Valentine’s Day is not a special day of love, flowers or chocolates for everyone. What is even more unfortunate is that the negative feelings of being unloved, not special, rejected, lonely or even unattractive on Valentine’s Day can be experienced by our children. This truth can be extremely […]