Posts by Dana Minor

How Was Your First Day of School?

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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NAGC 2019 – Inspiration. Collaboration. Dedication.

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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Taking Time for Self-Care

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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