Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Separated Mums Group (Bristol): Talking To Your Children With Confidence During Divorce

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Parenting can be tough, but parenting before, during and after a separation brings parenting to a whole different level.

– Are you going through a separation that is causing stress and worry?

– Do you fear that the situation is having a negative effect on your children?

– Do you need some tools and strategies to help you cope with the separation that will support you AND your children get through this with as little negative impact as possible?

Together we will explore ways to deal with your struggles and make sure your children (and you) get the right support, whatever stage you are at in your separation.

Topic: Talking To Your Children With Confidence During Divorce

It can be really hard to tell the children that Mum and Dad are separating without causing them to feel guilt, anger or confusion. We explore words to use and also NOT use, what to say and what not to say.

We look at how to talk to a child about the situation during and after the separation and explore ways to build a healthy and strong connection and relationship that gives everyone the space and confidence they need to maintain open communication.

The session is designed to help you create a clear, fair and productive communication model with your ex partner, and also to support you with the communication and relationship with your children as you adjust to the changes in your family life.

This session is for anyone who wants to be a more positive and focused mother figure, no matter what you are going through in your separation! In this group we help you to move forward in a constructive way, this is not a place for “slating the ex” so we keep the focus on the positives!

About Your Hosts

These events are hosted by Stowe Family Law Bristol and facilitated by Divorce Coach Claire Black and Parenting Success Coaching (Mette Theilmann) who will guide the session and be there to offer you support and advice throughout.

Claire is one of the UK’s first accredited Divorce & Break Up coaches, a Master NLP Practitioner and former lawyer. Following her own divorce, Claire is passionate about helping clients move from crisis to feeling calm and confident. Wherever you are on your divorce journey, Claire will help you to take care of you, move positively towards healing, and when you are ready, to remap your world to suit you.

Mette is an experienced and qualified life coach, qualifications include a Social Psychology Degree, Level 3 City & Guilds “Working with Parents” Qualification, Webster Stratton Group Leader, Family Link Parent Facilitator. She is also an NLP practioner and a mum to three teenagers herself! She set up ParentingSuccess Coaching in 2006 to follow her passion for helping people with their parenting skills.

Other Event Information

There will be a break for refreshments and parking is available nearby.


March 14
10:00 am - 1:00 pm