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Remembering Ornament: A Holiday Grief Activity for Kids & Teens

Tired of holiday grief posts yet?  Yeah, they are starting to wear on us too.  We promise to shake things up with a couple non-holiday posts over the next week, but I wanted to share this idea so you could have

A Thanksgiving Grief Activity for Kids (and grown-ups)

We have tons of ideas for remembering deceased loved ones at the holidays. We have suggestions for creating a practical plan for coping with the holidays. We have a post on making sense of holiday traditions after a death.  And today we

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

Graffiti Wall: A Grief Activity for Kids

The Activity: We love the Graffiti Wall grief activity for kids; it's easy, fun, and kind of cool. Using paper, markers, and a few other materials you will create a 'graffiti wall' in your home where children and family can draw or

After a Suicide Death: An Activity Book for Grieving Kids

“Kids are resilient”.  It is a phrase you have undoubtedly heard if you have had the misfortune of supporting a child through a loss, or around the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT.  The good news is that statement is absolutely

Exploring the Mixed-Up Emotions of Grief: Art Activities for Kids

We humans often think we have to feel one way or another. Either we are happy or we are sad. We are brave or we are afraid. We are weak or we are strong. We are lonely or we are loved. You

Dear Drugs: A Message From Kids on Overdose Awareness Day

We probably don't need to tell you about the impact of the opioid epidemic, or the deep and painful impact of substance use and overdose deaths have on individuals, families, friends, and communities. But, as a brief reminder: An estimated

In Memory Robin Williams: How to Talk With Kids About Suicide

photocredit: Bago Games via flikr creative commons Until earlier this week I couldn’t imagine that a celebrity death could hit me as hard as the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman did earlier this year.  And then Robin Williams died.  When

Supporting Kids Who Can’t Remember Their Dads This Father’s Day

It is no secret, I hate Father’s Day.  If you missed last year's Father's Day post in which I discussed the benefits of shamelessly sulking, check it out here.  This year I felt like maybe I should make up for last