We are pleased to announce that our Resources page has been updated to include much more information designed to help you better understand and support grieving children, teens, and families. Whether you're a parent, teacher, counselor, or friend, we hope you'll find the information here useful.
Slate writer and poet Meghan O'Rourke has an impressive seven part series that chronicles her experiences after her mother's death from cancer in December. As a writer, she brings those skills of language as well as research to an emotional topic. Quoting everyone from [...]
Our own founding board member and child bereavement expert Phyllis Silverman, Ph D is now the official writer for Psychology Today's new blog "Raising Grieving Children". In her inaugural post, she introduces herself and the influences that have shaped her over the years. Read [...]
“This was my great grandmother’s memory string,” Laura told Whiskers in a loud voice. “Then it was my grandmother’s, then my mother’s, and now it’s mine.” The Memory String by Eve Bunting is a book about a girl named Laura who tells her cat [...]
Books are often a much needed resource when children, teens and families are grieving. Sometimes sharing a book with a friend, babysitter, teacher or relative is a simple way to let people know how we are feeling. Our wonderful library committee takes great pride [...]