Help children in their life transitions:
Parenting involves many responsibilities. Among many things, parents need to help their children through their life transitions. Because, this is always important to help the children through the important life transition and the end of school year as perfect example. There is some situation that your children is moving to many classrooms or just attending the camps with another counselor or teacher, why not help children on marking the milestones. Here with few ideas, this helps the parents to accompany in life transition of their children.
- Let the children make some kind of thank you care for their teachers. You can write down all the words she tells you in case if they are not yet ready to write on it.
- Try to create new end of school year family traditions in order to make the occasion. Possibly, you could have some kind of special annual dinners or some kind of family outing.
- Try to make the graduation diploma for the children and try to present this to your children on last day of school. Try to hang it in some prominent places at home.
- Try to make some party for the children in the classroom of the children.
If you notice that your children is struggling with some kind of feelings of loss or the anxiety about some form of unknown future, for certain span of time, you may see increase in the behavior issues or some tendency towards some regressive behaviors. This is entirely normal procedure. Try to cut the some slack of the children and give them some time and support required to work through the problems in their life. Do not over react with your children, try to ensure on expressing empathy or sympathy to the children and provide some struggles.