Category Archives: Children and Grief

Children and Grief: Informative articles on how to help a child cope with the grieving process.

Grieving and Mother’s Day

  [Editor: this was posted last Mother’s Day. Thought it was worth repeating] This Sunday will be the first Mother’s Day since my mom passed away eight weeks ago. It’s given me pause for reflection.  I had the good fortune to know two great-grandmothers, two grandmothers, two mothers-in-law (one still living) and, of course, my own

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“my dad died…”

To reiterate an exhausted and lackluster explanation, 5 years ago (January 29th), my dad died. The anniversary slumbers in the back of my consciousness, ready at any moment to sabotage a perfectly normal conversation. “Hey Caitlin, what movie should I watch?” “Kill Bill” “How’d you decide so quickly?” “It was the last movie I watched

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Grieving for a Father: other people’s grief

“I was so sorry to hear that your father died,” was probably one of the worst lines you could have said to me in 2010. I hated nothing more than other people’s pain in the months after my father passed. At best, it was an unpleasant reminder of what I was trying to put in

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Children as Survivors of Suicide on AfterTalk LIVE

  Experts Discuss Children as Survivors of Suicide on Wednesday, January 7th 3pm EST on AfterTalk: LIVE On Wednesday, AfterTalk: LIVE presents the second part of a discussion of the impact of a parental suicide on children and how families can cope. The panel features  Mandi Zucker, MSW, Grief Recovery Specialist and Program Director of Imagine: A

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AfterTalk LIVE: 12/17: Children as Survivors of Suicide

Experts Discuss Children as Survivors of Suicide on Wednesday, December 17th 3pm EST on AfterTalk: LIVE On Wednesday December 17th,, AfterTalk: LIVE presents a discussion of the impact of a parental suicide on children and how families can cope. The panel features  Mandi Zucker, MSW, Grief Recovery Specialist and Program Director of Imagine: A Center for Coping

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