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Special Handling, Please

A Holiday Message: Special Handling, Please I was handed a package the other day. It was wrapped securely to be mailed away. Attached to the outside as plain as could be was a simple note for all to see: Please rush through the holiday season; Too painful to open for any reason! Contained within, find…

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Our Christmas Wish…

This holiday season, gather donations to help our kiddos at The WARM Place!  Are you looking for a valuable community service project or team-building activity for your corporation, school, community organization, or church?  We invite you to make a big difference in the lives of grieving children by hosting a donation drive. How to… Just…

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Is blue your color?

November 19th is National Children’s Grief Awareness Day which is “designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children — and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others.  Children’s Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make sure that grieving children receive the support they need.” says ChildrensGreifAwarenessDay.org Click here…

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The How of Happiness

Happiness can be considered an experience of joy, contentment, and positive well-being combined with a sense of that one’s life is meaningful and worthwhile. However, each of us have our own unique happiness and most of us don’t need this definition to describe our well being. Instead, we instinctively know whether we are happy or…

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Countdown to Christmas

Yes – we know it’s only October, but Christmas is a mere 78 days away, and that means Santa will be making his annual phone calls to children across the country in just 68 days! That’s right! It’s that time of year again – “A Phone Call from Santa” is right around the corner! This…

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Thank you for the Cool-est Night ever!!!

On Saturday, August 29th we hosted our signature fundraiser, A Cool Night!  This year we invited guests to take a step back in time with a 1940’s inspired event.  Guests were welcomed by the “The Uptown Lounge” marquee as they arrived at River Crest Country Club ready to enjoy their evening at our 1940’s nightclub! VIP early…

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#giftsforgrieving

We need you!  September 17th is North Texas Giving Day and we want to make a big splash on social media and YOU can help! Step 1.   Download our #giftsforgrieving sign. Step 2.  Take your picture with the sign, like this: Step 3.  Share your photo on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) on Setptember…

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What’s bugging you?

One of the most common feelings children experience on their grief journey is being angry, irritated or annoyed. It is important to normalize these feelings for children and to allow them to discuss them. Once they have identified and discussed what they are feeling angry about, they can brainstorm appropriate ways to express their anger.…

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Anger, Anxiety and Grief

Anger and anxiety are subjects that often come up in our support groups here at The WARM Place. Anger is a very useful emotion. Anger tells us when our value system has been violated, when something is just not right in our life and needs attention. Anger has energy that needs somewhere to go. Unexpressed…

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Where the Healing Happens…

We are thrilled to announce the $40,000 grant we received from the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation! As many of you know, last year The WARM Place began a “whole house” renovation with both financial and in-kind support from local donors. We have spent many months meticulously updating the front living room, dining room, and kitchen, and…

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