Stephen Sondheim has written lyrics that touch the heart, none more so than the lyrics to “Children Will Listen”. One line especially speaks to the important role we play in children’s lives… “Children will look to you for which way to turn”.
For most adults, helping children deal with feelings related to loss in their lives is very difficult. Whether the loss is death, divorce or some other life changing event, how the adults in a child’s life react will certainly impact the child. They are looking at us to understand how to react to what is happening.