griefawareness

A World Where it is Ok to Grieve

By: Kate Atwood [Today is National Children’s Grief Awareness Day. It comes on the heels of the tragic terrorist attacks around the world. And while a lot of us are grieving a sense of loss of our own freedom by these attacks, hundreds of families are experiencing the darkest days of grief as they mourn…

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Atlanta's Inaugural Death Cafe

As usual, I was listening to NPR on the way home.  I heard about the Death Cafe concept started in England in late 2011 by Jon  Underwood.  The purpose of a Death Cafe is to foster a safe, respectful, confidential, casual forum for discussion of death and how our thoughts and questions about death impact the way…

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Grief in Real Time

For the last year, I have had the pleasure of being a blogger for the Grief Awareness blog and sharing stories with our blog community. Since then we have added bloggers, received over 10,000 hits and today our 100th blog post.  I am honored to be the blogger that gets to write this milestone post. Grandad…

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