Children & Grief

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Funerals and Memorial Services

A list of helpful articles concerning helping children understand funerals and memorial services. The articles also include creative and helpful suggestions for children attending services: Grieving Children Kids and Funerals The Guardian Grief Healing

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Children’s Grief Books

Thanks for choosing to make a difference! Your purchases here at will support Behind the Badge Foundation. Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? By Elke and Alex Barber The Invisible String by Patrice Karst Tear Soup by Pat Schwiebert…

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Talking to Kids About Orlando

Here are some resources about taking to kids about the Orlando tragedy. Age by age guide for talking about Orlando from the American Psychological Association Here is an article from the Washington Post that is full of resources for talking…

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Talking to Children About Dallas

Here are some resources about the tragedy in Dallas. An article from Time magazine Two articles from the Dallas News: Parents Owe It To Children To Tell The Truth About Dallas Police Shooting Top 5 Tips For Talking To Kids…

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Talking to Children About Tragedies

The headlines are filled with bad news from all over the country. It is almost impossible to shield our children from what is happening around us. Here are some articles that outline some age appropriate ways to talk to children…

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Look for the helpers…

When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

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