holidays

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.

Getting Ahead Of The Holidays

Getting Ahead Of The Holidays

I know, I know…..it’s so easy to procrastinate about the holiday hassles. But, by gradually easing into them you could be better prepared, organized and much less STRESSED! Here are a few ideas to ponder while you get over the fact that I am discussing this in November: 1. Get a small spiral notebook (3X5…

Holiday Time, Stressful for Foster Families

Holiday Time, Stressful for Foster Families

It’s hard to believe the holiday season is already here. Soon we’ll be singing holiday carols, shopping for loved ones and baking that Thanksgiving turkey. The holiday season offers fun activities for families and especially children. There’s plenty to do whether its baking cookies, picking out a Christmas tree or other traditions you wish to…