On any given day, we are faced with challenges and triumphs, and for some it may feel that one comes more readily than the other. We know that each new day can bring a new opportunity. An opportunity to open your heart, to listen to someone else’s perspective, to share your struggles, to support someone,…

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I have been moved by the thoughtfulness seen by our WARM Place families and community members and hope you all are experiencing an abundance of kindness in your life. Here are some activities you can try at home to help you focus on kindness. My Kindness Book: Ages 3-8 Supplies: Paper, scissors, pencils, crayons, markers,…

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What has your day-to-day looked like? For many of us, it might be hard to even remember what day it is. Perhaps one day is running into the next or you are simply just trying to make it through the day. Some may be doing okay and making the most out this difficult time. Whether…

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Our senses help us navigate our world and often bring back vivid memories and emotions. Using our senses can be a powerful way to connect with our loved ones. The following activities are for ALL age groups and can help us honor the ones we love. As always, we’d love to see and hear how…

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Here are a few activities about feelings that you can try at home with your family this week! We’d love to see some of your masterpieces and WARM Place activities at home in action! Email your photos and thoughts about the activities to dana@thewarmplace.org. Scribble Art: Ages 3-8 Supplies: Paper, crayons, colored pencils, colored pens,…

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What has been most helpful to you in your grief journey?  What stands out to you when you think about someone who has comforted you when you needed it the most?  When asked to reflect on a time when someone has felt most supported, we often think about a time when someone simply listened and…

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The WARM Place hosted its 2nd annual Camp Remember Me during the first weekend in November at Camp El Tesoro in Granbury, Texas! Camp Remember Me provides WARM Place families an opportunity to grow together as family in their grief journey, while making fun new memories in a camp setting. We were so fortunate to…

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Many families approach back-to-school time with excitement and enthusiasm, as it is an opportunity for a fresh start and a chance to accomplish your goals. Others are filled with anxiety and dread.  Either way, children and teens often look to their families for support, direction, and comfort.  The end of summer is fast approaching, and…

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The National Alliance for Grieving Children’s (NAGC) 23rd Annual Symposium on Children’s Grief was held June 20-22 in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. WARM Place staff members had the honor of attending this inspiring event and learned from incredible professionals on providing support for bereaved children and families. The symposium allows professionals, educators, and volunteers…

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We often hear how important it is to take care of ourselves, especially after the death of a loved one. It may even feel that everyone you encounter continues to remind you to just breathe, get some rest, lay off the caffeine, or gives you their best self-care tip. The truth is we don’t always…

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