Bereavement, Guest Writers

Children Grieve Too

November is Children's Grief Awareness Month. Since 2003, Joel's Place for Children, a Cleveland-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, provides grief support to school-aged children and their families who have experienced the death of someone special in their lives. Children and teens across the world are experiencing grief in ways that are more complicated and often more traumatic… Continue reading Children Grieve Too

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Supporting Your Child(ren) Through Grief

Grief, while an inevitable part of being human, is a thing many parents feel ill-equipped to maneuver through with their children. While undeniably universal, grief is still deeply personal. There are cultural, familial, and developmental differences in how we process and express grief, leaving no clear roadmap for navigation. It can be difficult to be… Continue reading Supporting Your Child(ren) Through Grief

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Childhood Grief: How to Help Throughout the Years

Grief is an incredibly unique experience. It depends entirely on the person, the loved one they lost, and countless other elements in their life. One of the most impactful elements is their age. Each year brings new awareness, skills, and developmental milestones. Therefore, it stands to reason that age plays a large factor in how… Continue reading Childhood Grief: How to Help Throughout the Years

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3 Ways You Can Help Children Grieve in a Healthy Way

Children provide an interesting perspective to essentially everything. Their fresh impressions and highly curious minds foster imagination and wonder. They are driven by pure emotion and instinct. These traits are part of what makes childhood such a formative time in our lives. Unfortunately, losing a loved one as a child is a harsh reality many… Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Help Children Grieve in a Healthy Way