It is not uncommon for young children and teens to experience the death of a significant loved one, perhaps a parent, sibling, even grandparent, friend or classmate. But how we help them through this devastating experience will determine whether they grow into successful, emotionally healthy adults...or they will not.
Too many families believe children bounce back if we only keep them into their routines, but sadly that isn't enough. We must education ourselves as to what they are thinking and feeling and support them during their grief journey.
So, if you are struggling with your own grief, can you imagine the confusion and frustration a young person must be going through who doesn't have the life or language skills you have. Learn now...download for immediate access.
I. Myths Behind the Grieving Process
II. Stages of Grief
III. Effects of Grief on Children
IV. What Grieving Children Need to Know
V. How Children Understand Death at Various Ages
VI. Preparing Your Young Person for the Funeral And Memorial Service
VII. What to Say / What Not to Say
VIII. Helping Young Children Through the Grieving Process
IX. Allowing Family and Friends to Help As You Comfort Your Children
X. Holidays, Anniversaries and Special Occasions
XI. Honoring Your Loved One
XII. A Final Note
XIII. Where to Find Help: Organizations for Those Grieving a Loved One’s Death
XIV. Selected Bibliography
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Mary Mac specializes in helping executives and entrepreneurs understand and navigate through their grieving process after a significant tragedy. If you are suffering emotionally, physically, financially and/or spiritually because you've tried to take care of everyone else but yourself, this is your time and this is the place.