Kids and Teens

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Oct'17

Tell Two Jokes and Call me in the Morning: How Humor Helped my Family Grieve

We are working on some projects over here at the WYG headquarters (otherwise known as ‘whatever coffee shop we wandered …

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30

Aug'17

Deconstruction/Reconstruction: WYG’s Fav New Teen Grief Journal

We are really excited to let you know about a new grief resource for grieving teens that came out this …

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17

Jan'17

12 Things Harry Potter Taught Me About Grief

If you hang out here regularly you may already know that Eleanor and I are both pretty big fans of Harry Potter. …

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17

Nov'16

Children’s Grief Awareness Day: 64 Six-Word Stories

Today is Children’s Grief Awareness Day!  No worries if you have never heard of it, we are here to keep …

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18

Oct'16

Talking to Kids About Death and Grief: 10 Comprehensive Tips

If you came here looking for a script for talking to your child about death and grief, I’m sorry, we …

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29

Aug'16

10 Helpful Tips for Talking with Children about the Drug-Related Death of a Loved One

Talking to kids about death can feel tricky and overwhelming.  Talking to them about a stigmatized and confusing death, like …

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06

Jul'16

Grief and Regrief (aka growing up with a grief monster)

So there‘s this thing called grief.  You’ve probably heard of it.  You probably wish you hadn’t heard of it.  There …

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25

Jun'16

The Smart Parent’s Guide to Supporting Grieving Children

Eleanor and I have been sitting around sulking because our shoestring budget prevented us from attending the National Alliance for …

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14

Dec'15

Life with a Grief Monster

This is my grief monster. He was born the day my mother died. I was really frightened of him at first …

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19

Nov'15

Dear Grief

We put out a call to action last week encouraging all of you out there, adults and kids alike, to …

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14

Nov'15

Talking To Kids About The Paris Attacks

I have no words for the tragedy that has unfolded in Paris tonight.  I wish there were words of wisdom …

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09

Nov'15

Dear Grief: Share your letters to grief and support Children’s Grief Awareness Day

Dear Grief, It’s been a few years since I’ve written, I’m not sure if you noticed.  I guess the last …

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