Grief

Making the Holidays Meaningful for Children After Someone You Care About Dies

Making the Holidays Meaningful for Children After Someone You Care About Dies

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wufk_making-holidays-meaningful_photo-1-of-3Although a family member or friend has died, you and your children can still enjoy the holiday season with some advance planning and open communication. Keeping in mind that children look to you as a role model of how to grieve, setting the example of it being okay to talk about your loved one who died may be the social cue they are looking for to express their needs and wants during the holiday season.

How to Talk to your Kids about Bad News

How to Talk to your Kids about Bad News

I had planned to write about another subject but, I just heard very sad news that my son’s good friend lost her father unexpectedly. As a parent, it’s hard to share that kind of news with your child. You never want them to feel sad but, it is a part of life. They say that…