Topic: Teens

Always Missing Dad

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.

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Defining Moments at Comfort Zone Camp

When Samantha Worman’s dad died, a family friend suggested she go to Comfort Zone Camp, a special camp for kids and teens who had lost a parent or sibling. Samantha loved camp so much, and felt so impacted by the connections she made, that she returned later to mentor another child who had who had experienced a loss in her life.

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Skinned Knees and Mended Hearts

Often, our grief is something that hides beneath the surface. Others may not remember we are hurting, until something happens that brings our grief into the spotlight. Guest author Rachel Reynolds shares how a skinned knee helped her to understand her own experience with grief.

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I Bought The Books

Desperate to find healing after her father’s death, Comfort Zone Camper Samantha Worman realized that she spent more time reading books on loss than she spent actually grieving. In time, she found that her grief was her own, and that she could experience it any way and any time that she needed to.

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Losing Someone to Suicide

It is hard enough to lose a loved one as a child or a teen but to add the extra stigma of suicide almost seems unbearable. Guest author Kim Kates shares how Samaritans and Comfort Zone Camp offered hope and healing to a very special group of kids and teens, and how you can offer your support as well.

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How I Miss My Dad Now

Nine years after he died, guest author Samantha Halle still misses her dad. She helps us to see how grief changes over the years, and how those we love will always be a part of our lives

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Loss and Anger

We often tell our children and teens that anger is a bad thing. But what about when someone they love dies? Guest author Victoria Noe tells us that anger after a loss is not only normal, it can even be healthy if we learn to direct it towards healing.

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A Grief Journal for the Non-Writer

Have you ever wanted to start journaling, but felt you wouldn’t be any good at it? Or maybe you’ve felt that writing just isn’t your thing? Guest author Maureen Hunter shares some easy ways to get started, even if you’ve never tried to journal before.

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What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger

Melissa Moore, a Comfort Zone Camper, lost her father to cancer just weeks before she began seventh grade. Looking back on the years that followed, she tells us what hurt, what helped, and how she has moved towards healing.

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Moments of Grace

As many grieving people know, keeping a loved one’s memory alive after they die can be a difficult task. Guest author Colleen Wilson shares some interesting ways that she feels her mother’s presence in her life now.

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