Kids and Teens

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Aug'14

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 …

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10

Jul'14

What’s Your Question: Should Children Attend Funerals?

I was talking some friends a while back about when they went to their first funeral (that’s what you get …

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14

Jun'14

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 …

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08

Jun'14

The Fault In Our Stars: A WYG Review

When I decided to go see The Fault In Our Stars the day it opened in theaters I should have …

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25

Apr'14

Friday Favorite: The Family Lives On Foundation

We have been shaking things up on Friday Favorites lately, and today we’re expanding the feature into new territory – …

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03

Mar'14

Grief in ‘Looking for Alaska’: A Grief Book Book Review

The recipe for a good vacation for me is a big pile of books.  Leaving for 10 days of vacation …

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15

Jan'14

Death in Disney Movies: Making the most of teachable movie moments

I must caution you this post contains minor spoilers, as if the given of ‘happily ever after’ weren’t spoiler enough. …

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23

Dec'13

5 Tips: Surviving Tradition for the Children’s Sake

After a family member dies it’s common for adults to feel they have to engage in holiday ritual and tradition …

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18

Dec'13

Six Books for Grieving Teenagers

It is a little terrifying when you realize time is escaping you. I was going to start this post by …

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25

Nov'13

Talking to Children About Death: The danger of euphemism

You all know what a ‘euphemism’ is, right?  It’s a benign or innocuous word used in place of one that …

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21

Nov'13

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

The holidays are tough after a death.  There are no two ways about it.  They are tough for grieving adults. …

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25

Sep'13

The Evolving Emotions of Grief: an art journal activity for grievers

As you know if you spend any time hanging out around here, we are huge proponents of journaling as a …

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