Tag Archives: talking to children about grief

Teen Night

A gathering for grieving teens (6th-12th graders) coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events, and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 or kmcgregor@hospicegso.org to register.

Teen Night

A gathering for grieving teens (6th-12th graders) coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events, and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 or kmcgregor@hospicegso.org to register.

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…

Teen Night

A gathering for grieving teens (6th-12th graders) coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events, and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 or kmcgregor@hospicegso.org to register.

Teen Night

A gathering for grieving teens (6th-12th graders) coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events, and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 or kmcgregor@hospicegso.org to register.

Children, Grief and the Holidays

The holidays are a difficult time for anyone who has experienced a loss. Children, who grow up thinking of the holidays as a magical and happy time, may have particular difficulty reconciling the grief of a recent loss with the joy of the holiday season. Depending on the child’s relationship with their loved one who continue reading…

Teen Night

A gathering for grieving teens (6th-12th graders) coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events, and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 or kmcgregor@hospicegso.org to register.

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…

Staying Connected After a Loss

Every loss is different. But whether it’s sudden or expected, peaceful or turbulent, an acquaintance or a close relative, all losses have something in common: there’s always more to say. For a child or teen, not being able to communicate their thoughts and feelings directly to the person they lost can be frustrating. In addition, continue reading…