Tag Archives: death

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 find this time filled with disagreements and periods of irritability and frustration. When a young person experiences significant loss during this already tumultuous time, their family may notice unexpected and concerning changes in the teen’s continue reading…

What’s going to happen next? Grappling With the Unknowns of Illness, Death and Dying

Some things that are comforting: control, knowledge, predictability and routine. Some things that are uncomfortable: lack of control, the unknown, unpredictability and chaos. When faced with a serious illness, having the answer to one simple question would make everything immeasurably easier: “What’s going to happen next?” You will find that despite hundreds or even thousands continue reading…

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 or memorial service?” Our response to this question varies because each situation and child is unique; however, a few specific factors are helpful to consider. Consider Your Child’s Age and Maturity Level Toddlers, preschoolers and continue reading…

Grief: What to Expect and What Can Help

In the early days after the loss of a loved one, life can feel overwhelming and disorienting. This hour-long program is designed to help newly grieving persons gain a better understanding of common grief reactions, strategies for coping and resources to increase your confidence and knowledge during these challenging times. Choose the date and time continue reading…

Grief: What to Expect and What Can Help

In the early days after the loss of a loved one, life can feel overwhelming and disorienting. This hour-long program is designed to help newly grieving persons gain a better understanding of common grief reactions, strategies for coping and resources to increase your confidence and knowledge during these challenging times. Choose the date and time continue reading…