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3. If my mom/dad has a new family, will another kid replace me? 


Blended families can create new set of complexities for children. Parents tend to focus on the positives by explaining that the kids now get a “bonus” sibling or two Christmases instead of one. These positives can be good to highlight, but don’t miss out on the underlying fear that many children fear that these new siblings (or even a new baby with your new spouse) could somehow replace them. It goes back to #2. Reassure them of your love and the unique place they’ll ALWAYS have in your heart and in your life.

#4 isn’t talked about often, but it’s one of the biggest fears kids have when they think about divorce… 



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