Topic: Women’s Issues

The Importance of Discussing Loss with Your Children Over Time

At the time of the death, our children may be quite young. Author Lynne Hughes discusses the importance of continuing to revisit and reprocess how the death occurred with our children, as their age provides a new level of understanding.


Rebuilding a Routine

Schedule and routine provide safety, security, and structure. Following the death of a family member, all of these things are shattered. Author Pete Shrock provides practical tips on how to rebuild a routine and provide a measure of security for your children after the trauma of losing a family member.


Starting conversations about death and grief

Intuitively, we know being able to talk about our loss is healing, but often, it is not easy to talk about it ourselves, or to get our children to talk about it. Author Bill Cushnie provides family-oriented recommendations to enage your children in conversation about your loss.


The Work of Grief

Author Jill FitzGerald, LCSW talks about the physical task of grieving, and it’s tax on the conscious, physical body and emotional state. It’s like running a marathon, that doesn’t end at 26.2 miles.


Dating Again as a Parent

Author Lynne Hughes talks about when the times comes – dating again as a parent. When to start, what to look out for, and how to discuss it with your children.


Teens’ Talk about Parents Dating Again

A 17 year old girl asks: My Mom is dating again, and I’m worried that she’s trying to replace my Dad. What can I do? Fellow teens answer.

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