Kids and Teens

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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17

Sep'15

Supporting a Grieving Child: The Importance of Modeling

Readers with children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, or any child-age friend or family member, I want you to envision the …

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25

Jun'15

Inside Out Offers Important Lessons for Grieving Children and Adults

If you’re wondering whether Pixar’s newest movie Inside Out will make you cry, the answer is maybe.  I know because I saw …

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22

Jun'15

Support for Grieving Children: Grief Centers and the National Alliance for Grieving Children

Oh man, you should have seen us the other day, heavy bags slung over our shoulders dragging oversized and awkwardly …

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07

Apr'15

Supporting Children After a Suicide Loss: a guide for parents and caregivers

Back in August of 2014, when millions of people collectively gasped and grieved the tragic and unexpected death of Robin …

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05

Mar'15

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 …

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29

Jan'15

Grief and Bullying: A Letter to Teens & Preteens

Dear Griever, It’s hard to believe that this letter needs to be written.  You can call me naïve and out …

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09

Dec'14

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 …

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18

Nov'14

Holidays and Hardship: Will the kids be alright?

My pretty little girls with your sweet little curls, dreamy eyes, and snow globe-sized world; what I wouldn’t give to …

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