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6 Tips for Talking to Kids About Death
By Michelle DuBarry
We can’t gloss over the topic without denying a fundamental part of our lives and our family. Here’s how we navigate the conversation.
The Sewing Blogs Were My Salvation
By Susanne Grabowski
After my baby died, I didn’t know what to do with my hands. But then I found the sewing blogs.
Exercise in Avoidance
By Ellen Friedrichs
The walk home from school was long — like four-hours long the way we did it. But it kept us out of an apartment full of grief triggers.
Six Reasons Why You Should Focus on a Grieving Child
By Dr. Robin F. Goodman
The director of child and family grief support organization A Caring Hand offers simple ways to make a huge difference.
Two Truths and a Lie
By Kelly Kittel
My daughter's class exercise reminded me that kids carry their loss everywhere, even to school.
The Best Show for Your Grieving Child (and You)
By Ruby Dutcher
"Steven Universe" might just be the most nuanced, realistic portrayal of grief on television.
By Kelly Haramis
At my daughters' concerts and school performances, I see all the happy grandparents, snapping photos and bearing flowers. That's when I feel my own mother's loss most acutely.
Motherless Daughters on the Road
By Modern Loss
Authors Hope Edelman and Allison Gilbert are leading a group of motherless women on an ambitious trek and volunteer vacation in Peru.
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Modern Loss’ Grief Reads
Some Modern Loss-approved essays, articles, radio shows and multimedia features taking on loss and grief of all kinds.
5 Kids Books That Go There
By Marjorie Ingall
Talking to children about death doesn't have to be awkward. Our picks, in order of awesomeness, for reads that may help.
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