How adults respond when someone loved dies has a major effect on the way children react to the death. Sometimes, adults don’t want to talk about the death, assuming that children will be spared some of the pain and sadness.  However, the reality is very simple: children will grieve, anyway. Below are ways to support […]

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The Mourner’s Bill of Rights by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. For more support, Dr. Wolfelt’s Grief Works library is available at www.WithSympathyGifts.com in the resource section. Though you should reach out to others as you do the work of mourning, you should not feel obligated to accept the unhelpful responses you may receive from some […]

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