How Children Show Their Grief

Grief

How Children Show Their Grief

While working in grief, I get a lot of concerns and questions from parents and caregivers asking if their child is grieving normally.   The most common worries I hear are:  “They were just crying and now they're playing.”    “They haven’t cried at all since the death.” “They seemed to be fine when they were nine, but now they are twelve,...[ read more ]

What is Grief Supposed to Look Like?

The Five Stages of Grief When it comes to grief and loss most of us are familiar with Elizabeth Kubler-Ross’ 5 Stages of Grief. The five stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and accepting. We can identify with the majority of these stages, but what many don’t know is that Kubler-Ross originally created these for terminally-ill individuals and they were...[ read more ]