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.
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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.
Understanding the Grief Experience and the Benefits of Peer Support The grief experience is not a linear one—and it’s different for everyone. For some, processing grief begins right away after losing someone; for others, it doesn’t happen for weeks or months later. And even then, healing from grief will have …
How to Build Empathy in Schools School is a critical environment for children to interact with others and develop social skills. So much learning, experience, and development happens during school time, especially at young ages. It’s crucial to create a classroom that teaches and values empathy so kids can learn …
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Helping kids with grief is all about showing you care, being there for them, and offering your love and support.