Many parents just won't understand this
Kids. understanding of the world is shaped a whole lot more than you may think by what you say and how you say it.
Most parents today would think the old saying "Children should be seen and not heard" belonged in the past. The same is probably true for "Walls have Ears" but many parents and teachers just don't realise the influence they have on how a child's future will develop.
When someone you are really close to dies
Grief is something entirely personal - we can never anticipate how it will affect us.
For all the training I'd undertaken, when my best friend since I was a tiddler died last Christmas, I was completely unprepared for how it made me feel.
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