Category Kids Path Blog

April 21, 2021

Is My Child Grieving Normally?

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC Children tend to respond to death very differently from their adult family members. Kids Path counselors... Read More

March 31, 2021

Facing the New Normal: Transition to Post-Pandemic Life

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC In recent weeks, it seems that a new hope is awakening. With the widening availability of... Read More

December 8, 2020

Helping Kids Cope with Loss at the Holidays

By Tracy Hart and Charity Apple We expect the holidays to be a magical and happy time. This year, the... Read More

March 25, 2020

How to Talk to Your Child About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC The spread of coronavirus (also called COVID-19) has caused disruptions in the daily routine of many... Read More

February 21, 2020

How to Talk to Children about Pet Loss

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC For many children, their first experience with mortality is the death of a pet. Families are... Read More

December 17, 2019

How to Talk to Children and Teens about Suicide Loss

It can feel daunting to explain suicide to a child, particularly if you are already coping with confusion and shock.... Read More

November 18, 2019

Social Media and Grieving Teens

Kids Path counselors often get questions from the caregivers of teenagers about whether social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram... Read More

October 23, 2019

When a Death Changes Everything: Supporting Children Through “Secondary Loss”

For kids and teens, grieving the loss of a loved one can sometimes be further complicated by related changes. The... Read More

September 16, 2019

Why Grieving Kids Get “Clingy”

Separation anxiety can be a common response to a significant loss for preschool or elementary-age children. You may find that... Read More