If you are parenting alone after the loss of a partner or spouse, you will no doubt be managing numerous challenges. Navigating family life in grief can be a lonely and isolating experience.
Parents often prioritise the needs of their children and focus on the supports that might available to them. Whilst this is entirely understandable, it is also important to ensure that you have the support you need on your journey. Reaching out to family and friends as well as relevant agencies and professionals may not always be easy, but it is often an important step in supporting you and your children.
In addition, connecting with other people who are parenting in similar circumstances can help to ease the feelings of isolation.
There are many helpful resources and supports in available in Kilkenny, you can learn about them here. (link to resources page)