Tag Archive: Children

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

January 19, 2021

School Stress and Grieving Children

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC A few months into the COVID-19 crisis, many families have settled into a “new normal” routine... Read More

December 29, 2020

How to Talk to Kids About COVID-19

By Charity Apple No matter where you turn, COVID-19 is a topic of conversation. For children and teens already dealing... 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

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

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

May 7, 2019

How to Talk to Children about Serious Illness

When a family member or loved one is seriously ill, the thought of explaining the illness to your child may... Read More