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Are your kids stressed or depressed?

Being a kid is great fun – for the most part. But kids can also experience stress and depression. Here’s what to look out for. – Read more here

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1 in 5 SA teens just want to die

South African teens are feeling so hopeless that 1 in 5 has attempted suicide, with hanging being the most frequent method used. Here are the warning signs. – Read more here

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Children Custody Divorce Video

Trauma and Behavior Part 1: “How Trauma Affects the Brain”

This video deals with how stress affects the brain of a child. What stands out for me is the consequences of separation from a primary caregiver at the wrong developmental stage. This is something I am becoming more and more aware of in my practice and my conclusion is that we as attorneys are just…

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Children Divorce Video

What is Stress ?

This is a cute little video to explain stress to kids. Stress is not just from divorce but also from pressure at school, test, sporting events etc. It has easy tips for coping with the stress. Parents can definitely also benefit from watching this video.

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Children Divorce Video

The impact of divorce on children

Prof Tamara Afifi explains how conflict effects the child’s body and how kids respond to stress. Photo by Chinh Le Duc on Unsplash We don’t know exactly how conflict impacts children. Parents don’t have to divorce to have conflict. Conflict in the marriage is as harmful to children as conflict during and after divorce. Parents…

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Voice of the Child of Divorce

A “Dear Mom & Dad” letter written by a child of divorce.