The Mending Chronicles of Liam and Emily is a compelling self-help divorce recovery handbook for kids. It aims to provide a safe space for children to process their emotions and responses to divorce and empower them to communicate effectively with those around them. The divorce recovery handbook also potentially highlights any misconceptions surrounding the divorce that children could have which may affect future relationships.
- Liam and Emily’s story is accessible and relevant to most children and is interspersed with attractive and fun activities offering reflection, strategic problem solving, and self-expression.
- Highlighted in the story are these common emotions and responses to divorce:
Rejection, anger, fear, guilt, grief, accepting change, independence, and loving others.
- Emotional intelligence is promoted through lots of emotional vocabulary and interactive activities. Readers will benefit from improved social skills, self-confidence, and emotional well-being.
- Spiritual inspiration is found through references and scriptures from the Bible offering hope, faith, and healing.
Aimed at children aged 6-12, The Mending Chronicles of Liam and Emily, divorce recovery handbook can be used by families, counselors, teachers, and community workers.
“A treasured piece of work, beautifully illustrated, outlining the difficult emotions and way of recovery for every child facing the impact of divorce on their family. Natalie tenderly leads the reader and child through a range of possible emotions which undoubtedly will help children identify and talk about their deepest fears. Along with the spiritual wisdom and guidance from the story of Liam and Emily, this divorce recovery handbook has the capacity to ensure children develop a healthy strategy for life as they negotiate change. Useful not only for parents or main caregivers but also for any adults involved in helping children and their families finding healing through their pain.” Carolyn Rae, Director, Hope Counselling, Aberdeen
Pages: 98 pages