Remembering our Loved Ones

November is Children’s Grief Awareness Month. This year The WARM Place has been working on a very special project in our evening support groups to remember our loved ones. Families decorated luminary bags and created a unique design in memory of their loved one. Some families wrote their loved ones’ name, the names of their…

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Using Strength as Your Shield

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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Four Activities to Help Process Grief and Memories

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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5 Activities to Help You Through the Holidays

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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