It is difficult enough finding the right words to comfort an adult suffering a bereavement, so how do we approach the subject with a child? What if it were your child and you have to find the words to help them when you yourself are grief stricken? How do you best approach the subject of divorce with a child? How do you cope with suddenly being a Single Parent? The following videos give answers to these and many other questions you may have about divorce and bereavement by experts and parents themselves, who have suffered bereavement or divorce.
Meeting other single parents
Single parents can typically suffer from loneliness so meeting up with other single parents can help to ease that loneliness. Our service here at MumsMeetUp helps to combat loneliness by making it simple for single parent mums and all mums to find and meet up with others living nearby, and it is totally free to use. Sign up here to meet other single parent mums in your area.
TOP TIP: However difficult it might be, it is often better to be open and honest with children about what has happened and how you feel. If you can express your feelings to them, so they may feel more able to do the same with you.