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Three Books to Bring Conversations about Death, Grief, & Loss into the Classroom

The following is a guest post by Lauren McGovern. Lauren lives in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York. She is a teacher at North Country School in Lake Placid, NY. Visit for more about her and her work.

32 (More) Books About Grief

A few weeks ago, we put together the first half of a book list about death and grief. Today, we're finally getting around to posting the second half. Some of these books we've read, while others are on our 'want to

32 Books About Grief

Well, we've gotten a bit carried away...again.  Our intention was to provide you with a list of 64 memoirs or novels about death and grief; you know, so you could add a little light reading to your summer book list.   I quickly realized that 64

64 Children’s Books About Death and Grief

When grief hits a family, children often become the focus - how to talk to them about death, how to recognize if they are grieving 'normally', how to create open communication and dialogue. etc.  When we ask adults what they

Grief Activity Books for Kids 3-9

There is no question that one of the most common concerns we hear from grieving parents is how to support grieving children and teens. We have posted in the past about some things to expect from kids grieving at different

Grief and the Errand Hang

This year the internet came together to celebrate the "errand hang" and we at What's Your Grief are absolutely here for it. A couple of months ago, over the course of a few days, I had no less than three

Poems About Grief and Grieving

When we asked our community of grievers to share their favorite poems about grief, we expected a handful of submissions. Within an hour we had dozens. So many shared how important poetry has been in their grief. This should not

Providing Remote Grief Support to Students and School Communities

It feels eerie to walk by the back-to-school section at my local Target. Usually, these aisles would be jam-packed with parents and kids clutching supply lists, rummaging through composition notebooks, and searching for the ever-elusive erasable pen. With schools in

Grief is a Social Justice Issue

The history of grief support, like so many services, is rooted in deep systemic biases. Beginning with Freud’s claims that we need to talk about grief with therapists and Kubler-Ross’ Five Stages of Grief, our early cultural understanding of what