A good friend will not just tell you it's all going to be fine. A good friend will tell you it's all really fucked and the next few months will be hell but will phone in for pizza, pour her best liquor, and say 'You will not face this hell alone.
Help your kids understand what goes into a real, true friendship. The characteristics of what will make them a good friend and qualities that make a good friend. How you can support healthy friendships and teach your child how to be a good friend.