For many, the grieving experience is confusing because of common misconceptions and misunderstandings about how grief evolves, how long it lasts, its impact on children and families, and other questions.
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Teaching kids emotional intelligence can help children better manage stress, build strong relationships, empathize with others, and achieve life’s goals.
We often struggle to talk about death with other adults, so we often feel helpless when the need arises to inform a child someone has died.
The idea of caring for ourselves can feel a bit strange during times of heightened stress in our lives when it is easy to become self-critical.
Children often struggle to adapt to this new normal. It takes patience, persistence, and the support of loved ones to get children through periods of grief. When it comes to how to help a grieving child, it’s crucial to take effective steps in the right direction.
Children’s Grief Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness of the impact that death has on children, highlight the benefits of finding support, and equip peers and adults with the tools necessary to support grieving kids.
The holiday season is just around the corner. It’s a time of year when many people feel the stress of overloaded schedules, competing priorities, and the weight of family expectations. One way to manage through these challenging times is to choose and practice gratitude.
At Good Grief, we equip educators with language, tools, and training to develop a sense of self-confidence in their ability to support their students navigating grief and adversity.
After experiencing a loss, grieving kids often feel the need for consistency and a sense of control in their lives—at home and in school.
To learn how grief affects you and your child, understand the five components of grief: emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and social.