Archive for Teens

Growing Through Grief

Today we're welcoming WYG mental health intern Patricia Cole with a guest article about her personal story of growth through…
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Five Tips for Living With a Grief Monster

So, you've recently acquired a brand new grief monster. Not on purpose, of course. No one willingly invites a grief monster into…
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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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inside out the movie

'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 it…
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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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grief and bullying

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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holiday and hardship

Holidays and Hardship: Will the Kids Be Alright?

My pretty little girls living in your snow globe-sized world, what wouldn't I give to keep you wrapped in a…
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Grief in 'Looking for Alaska': A Grief Book Review

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 ten days of vacation, I…
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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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