Resources

Five Ways to Ease the Moving Process for Your Children

In this day and age, there are many things that cause families to move across town, across the country, or even across the globe. The death of a parent is one particularly difficult reason for relocation and is common after the loss of the primary breadwinner. The child’s already immense grief is compounded by the… Read more »

“This American Life” on Grief Services

This is a fantastic article discussing the difficulty of talking to kids about death. The story focuses on The Sharing Place, a grief support center for kids in Salt Lake City. But places like the Sharing Place are all over the country, such as the Healing Center here in Seattle. Organizations like the Sharing Place offer a safe… Read more »

Camp Erin – A place for kids to just be kids

The simple experience of being with other kids who have lost a loved one can be a life changing experience for grieving children. They realize that they are not alone in their grief and through forming friendships and sharing their experiences with each other, they often learn to open up in completely new ways. Camp… Read more »