Tag Archive: kids path counseling

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

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

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

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

July 15, 2019

The Importance of Peer Support for Grieving Teens

The middle school and high school years are a unique time in life. Teenagers are outgrowing childhood but have not... Read More

June 14, 2019

Do Very Young Children Feel Grief?

There is a commonly held belief that young children are “too young to grieve” when a loved one dies. However,... 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

January 18, 2019

How to Communicate with your Grieving Teen

  Adolescence can be an exciting time of self-discovery and identity development. However, as adolescents seek more independence, families may... Read More

December 17, 2018

When Your Child Is Having a Meltdown: Tips for Keeping Your Cool

After the loss of a loved one, your child may become upset at circumstances that would normally feel minor. Although... Read More