when families grieve

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…

Read More

The Holidays Are Upon Us – What's Your Plan?

It is November now and the busy holiday season is upon us. If this is your first or your thirty-first season after the death of your loved one, it might be helpful to thoughtfully consider your coping strategy for the holidays ahead. This blog will offer some suggestions over the next couple of months. The…

Read More

Elmo Teaches Kids about Grief

Yesterday on the blog we talked about the Sesame Street Workshop project, When Families Grieve. Today we want to share with you some clips of the special. The first clip features Elmo, his cousin Jessie, and his dad discussing the importance of talking about the feelings one has when dealing with the loss of a…

Read More