Why do children or teens stab?

There are stories of teen or child stabbings in the news regularly.  Sometimes they appear to be linked to gangs and other times it feels like a lone child, so why does it happen? Why do children carry knives? A knife is a very personal weapon, it’s there for people who will be close to …

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4 Steps for Helping Children to Overcome Difficulties and Problem Solve

Helping children overcome grief, separation, trauma or loss There are many things in life that threaten our inner secure self, this potentially includes things like divorce, grief, witnessing traumatic events or deaths, loss, theft, attacks to name but a few…  As adults we recognise these things and learn to re-establish our own inner wellbeing to …

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Helping children overcome a natural disaster

Flooding, earthquakes, volcano or hurricanes and children Natural disasters are scary, very often they come out of the blue and we as adults are not prepared for them, let alone our children.  Very often our homes or our schools are affected and our family way of life changes overnight. How do you tell children about natural …

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