Poetry can capture and convey intense feelings and emotions. Author Bill Cushnie shares two short grief and loss-related poems and his thoughts on the healing wisdom that can be extracted from them.Read More...
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Bill Cushnie, M.Div., & retired president & owner of Strategic Solutions, a group dynamics/adult education consulting firm.
Patti Cox, Bereavement counselor and children, teen and adult grief support group facilitator.
Jill Fitzgerald, LCSW, private grief therapist and founding board member for Comfort Zone Camp.
Pete Shrock, National Program Director for Comfort Zone Camp, specializes in children with life traumas.
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Topic: Childhood Bereavement
Grief can be an ugly thing.There is no way to sugar coat it. What kids feel is real and raw. Samantha Sage talks about life as a widow, and how Comfort Zone Camp helped her family to find healing.Read More...
Comfort Zone Camp volunteer Colleen Wilson tells us how camp helped both her and her sister to heal after her mom’s death. After experiencing the impact of a camp weekend, they both decided to join the Grief Relief Team to help give other kids and teens the opportunity to heal and grow.Read More...
After her brother died, guest author Crystal sometimes forgot he was gone, and set a place for him at the table. She tells us how these little things can bring back your grief, and how your family can find new ways to fill the table with love.Read More...
Going to college is a transition, and once you’re there you can’t just blow off your feelings of grief. Guest author Samantha Worman feels that it’s a blessing and a curse to come into a new place with no one knowing who you are, or who you’ve lost.Read More...
Murder. It’s unimaginable, until it happens to your family. Three siblings talk about the night their mom was murdered, and how it impacted them then and now. They teach us that you can grieve in your own way, while working as a family to find healing.Read More...
When a parent dies, sadness and grief will follow. But for some teens, the sadness can manifest into something larger, something darker. One brave young woman tells the story of her own grief, and the choices she made to help herself heal.Read More...
The death of a parent shatters you and stamps down hard on memory leaving behind an annual residue that can be impossible to bear. Guest author Alan Silberberg looks back on that summer after third grade, when his mom died, and his world changed. He openly shares the secret he found to making summer a good time of year again.Read More...
Summer is supposed to be a fun time, but it can be a difficult time after a loved one has died. Hello Grief’s Alisha Krukowski offers some ideas for how to help your kids build new summer memories while celebrating the memory of their loved one.Read More...
On the six month anniversary of her father’s death from cancer, guest author Sarita Zanazzi reflects on her father’s life, and on the ways others have unknowingly made her grieving more difficult.Read More...