Tag: Loss & Grief

loss of a pet April 19, 2017

Helping your children through the loss of a pet

Six ways to help children cope with the loss of a pet.

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Children

December 15, 2016

How to honor the memory of lost loved ones during the holidays

Find joy in the past despite pain in the present by making lost loved ones a part of holiday traditions.

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Mental Health

August 2, 2016

A mother’s story: How I walked my children through grief

In an attempt to protect children, we sometimes avoid conversations, but opening that door helps them through grief over loved ones.

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Children

Bereavement books for any age child July 26, 2016

Books to help kids, teens cope with loss and grief

When children are dealing with feelings of loss and grief surrounding death, these books may help navigate those emotions.

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Children Teens

June 15, 2016

Top 3 ways to help kids through hurting

We can't stop the hurt, but here's how we can help our kids cope with trying physical and emotional times.

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Children

How to Talk to Children About Shootings June 14, 2016

How to talk to children about mass shootings

With news of Orlando shootings everywhere, shielding children may not be possible.

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Children

art therapy March 15, 2016

Using art to celebrate life

Artwork can help children feel a continued connection to a loved one who has died.

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Children

helping kids cope with stress from medical care March 8, 2016

Tips for using play to help children cope with medical events

Parents can use simple ‘play’ activities to make a child’s understanding of medical events easier.   Often children…

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Children

how to cope with grief January 19, 2016

Don’t sweep feelings of grief under the rug

Tap into these coping strategies and resources during your grieving process.

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Mental Health