Children & Grief

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The impact that anti-cop rhetoric has on police families: Here’s how to cope with it and talk to your kids.

Last week I wrote another blog called, “Being a Police Spouse Amid Rioting.” It was very popular and I considered quitting while I was ahead in order to not write another blog that will fall flat in comparison. But since…

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The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that losing a parent changes us forever. Joshua A. Krisch Updated Jun 08 2020, 2:21 PM The death of a parent is among the most emotionally difficult and universal of human…

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GRIEVING THE DEATH OF A CHILD

The death and loss of a child is frequently called the ultimate tragedy. Nothing can be more devastating. Along with the usual symptoms and stages of grief, there are many issues that make parental bereavement particularly difficult to resolve. And…

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5 Things Not to Say to My Grieving Children on Father’s Day

After my husband died when my kids were 8 and 9, Father’s Day became a dreaded milestone—and a day that makes the people who love us uncomfortable. They don’t know what to say, but here’s what they shouldn’t. When I was growing…

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When grief darkens Father’s Day: Tips for coping and honoring dad

As Father’s Day approaches, not everyone is wondering about whether to get Dad a goofy tie or a fishing lure. Many are wondering how they will get through the day as they mourn for the loss of their father. The…

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Father’s Day: How To Cope When It’s Tough To Celebrate

Many people struggle with grief and trauma around the dad-centric holiday. Caroline Bologna   Father’s Day is not a joy-filled occasion for everyone. The holiday can bring up painful emotions for anyone who has lost a dad, has a turbulent…

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Children and Grief

Children’s Grief Awareness Day is designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children — and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others. Children’s Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make…

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Grieving the Loss of a Child On Father’s Day

As we look to our annual celebration of Father’s Day this Sunday, I know there are many dads out there, like me, who may experience a fresh wave of grief on this occasion, as a result of no longer having…

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Grieving the Death of an Adult Child

“If she were eight, everyone would understand my grief.  Why can’t they understand it now?  Even though she was forty-eight years old, she was still my daughter” Other parents who have experienced the death of an adult child often echo…

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My Dad’s Death Made Me Dread Father’s Day — But Here’s Why I’ll Still Celebrate It

I don’t like Father’s Day. Not because it is a holiday used by companies to make money — but because my dad is dead. In case you have not been on the internet, watched TV, listened to the radio, read…

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