Christmas with a blended family


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Family holidays can be stressful for families that have just experienced change, such as divorce, blending of a family or new siblings.

It’s important to be aware and to keep the lines of communication open between you and your child.

They will be struggling with a pre conceived ideal of what Christmas should be; being as it was before.

They will not emotionally understand why things have to change and often those hurt feelings will come up right in the middle or just after a family event.

Be aware of their telltale sensory signs of stress, and help them through the transition with patience and understanding.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/south-florida-parenting/sfp-child-sense-christmas-with-a-blended-family-20151214-story.html


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