Sometimes, it starts small: your brother puts you on hold while he takes a call from his new girlfriend—and forgets you’re waiting on the line; your mother-in-law criticizes your parenting skills; your sister regularly expects you to make the hour-long drive to see her.
Knowing that your child was in harm’s way is upsetting. You want to comfort your child, yet you may not know how. The tips below are a starting point. Keep in mind that your child’s age affects how he or she may react to trauma and the kind of help that is best to give. Continue reading