Tag Archive: grief

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

August 19, 2019

My Child Hasn’t Cried — Are They Grieving?

Kids Path counselors often hear from parents or caregivers that their child has not cried after a significant loss. Some... Read More

February 25, 2019

Dealing With Your Loved One’s Belongings

Sorting a lifetime’s worth of someone else’s belongings is a task difficult on its own, but with the added emotional... Read More

September 14, 2018

Helping Kids Talk About “Big Feelings”

Losing a loved one or coping with serious illness can be stressful for children, particularly those too young to effectively... Read More

August 24, 2018

Coping with a Terminal Diagnosis

“The opposite of hope is despair, and when we despair, it is because we feel there are no choices.” –Warren... Read More

August 15, 2018

Should My Child Attend the Funeral?

Kids Path counselors are often asked, “Is it a good idea for my child to attend our loved one’s funeral... Read More

July 23, 2018

Supporting a Bereaved Person through Traumatic Loss

In the wake of a sudden, unexpected or otherwise traumatic loss, effectively supporting a bereaved person can seem difficult or... Read More