Tag Archives: Children and grief

Children’s Book Review: “The Invisible String” by Patrice Karst

A best-selling classic to help children understand loss

“The Invisible String” by Patrice Karst addresses the issue of separation by reassuring children that even though they can’t always physically be with their loved ones, there is an invisible string always connecting them to the people they love, even … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Explaining Death To Children

Remember to take developmental stages into account when talking about death with youngsters

Our Tip of the Week: Our cultural taboo against talking about death means that we often don’t know how to talk to our children when a loved one dies. Talking to young children about death is a delicate matter, and some … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Reviews: A Coloring Book Written for a Child Coping with Death

Maybe Death is Like a Light shines the way for kids to view death in a truly new light

Greg Lundgren, both designer and handmade cremation urn provider, has written and illustrated a coloring book to help a child coping with death view his or her experience in a new light. The book, Maybe Death is Like a Light, walks … Continue reading

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How Do Children Heal from Loss? An Interview with Daniel Clifford, Part Two

In the second part of his two-part interview, counselor Daniel Clifford talks about what parents can do to help their child understand death and loss

In part two of a two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with marriage and family therapist Daniel Clifford. Through his work as a counselor and yoga instructor, Daniel has expertise in coping with complicated grief mentally and physically. He began his work … Continue reading

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“Father” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A poem about appreciation and rememberance for our fathers as we approach Father’s Day

As we approach Father’s Day this Sunday, it becomes particularly important to make time for our fathers by sending them a card or remembering to give them a call. For those of us who still have our fathers in our … Continue reading

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