Grief isn’t something you just “get over”. It is learning strength and bravery in a new way. In difficult times we rely on our strengths to protect us and help us maneuver the rough parts in our lives. When we are feeling extremely sad, angry, fearful, or just plain overwhelmed, it is easy to lose…

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Preserving and discussing memories about your loved one may feel like a difficult task based on how you grieve, how your child grieves, and how you grieve together as a family. The following activities ignite discussion and reflection about beloved qualities missed in our loved ones. Spend some time as a family or individually reflecting on your…

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The holiday season can create time for memories, laughs, and fun. However, while on a grief journey, it may feel like the holidays create added pressure, stress, and heightened emotions. During this winter holiday season, try these activities with your child to help process memories and honor your loved ones. All of these activities require…

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With Thanksgiving approaching, we are reminded of all the special memories we have shared with our loved ones and long for ways to connect as a family. At the heart of Thanksgiving is gratitude, and although the holidays may look very different this year, it can be a time of reflection and hope. We can share…

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During difficult moments, whether brought on from daily stress, school, work, grief, or COVID-19; it can feel difficult to make time to bond and reconnect as a family. The following activities are outlets that you may choose to use as a family to create time to play together. Reminding yourself to enjoy the little moments…

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Does it feel like your life is turned upside down? In the blink of an eye our “normal” has changed. Navigating this year isn’t easy by any stretch. We hope you are settling into a new routine and a new school year, whatever that looks like for you. Our calm down activity cards will give…

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Aspects of grief can come in waves. Whether those waves are brought on by what is going on in our current environment, our relationships with others, triggers reminding us of our grief, or how we are taking care of ourselves, it is important for us to hold space to process what are our needs are in…

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Over the past few months, we have shared many different activities to help you honor your loved ones, express your feelings, and talk about your grief. Everyone expresses their grief in many different ways and it can be helpful to try various activities. Sometimes drawing, writing, and even listening to music can bring about understanding…

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