The vulnerability of children requires not only protection but an ability to respond to their questions in ways that make sense of their hurt and pain.
As we emerge from lockdown, some children are feeling out of practise in their social skills.
Karen Sleeman shares ways to help children who are finding social interaction hard.
Many children in the UK are anxious. No-one’s life is normal at present. Bad things do happen, hard things are real, and life doesn’t always turn out the way we hope it will.
Karen Sleeman suggests some ways that we can nurture growth in fearful children.
You’ve prayerfully considered the decision. Doors were opening, people were supportive. The decision seemed to be in line with God’s good purposes for you – and then it’s a ‘no’. The door shuts.