Kids Health

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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Explaining Death

For many children questions about death begin long before it hits close to home. News worthy events, such as this past Friday’s tsunami in Japan, that are discussed in the classroom and around the dinner table are opportunities not just to teach about what death is, but how to appropriately deal with the emotions that come along…

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