Children can be the forgotten grievers. Download my Good Grief Guide to learn more about why that is. Yet, when children grieve it is heartbreaking. In the years since my son died, it has gotten better. There is more awareness of children's grief. As the parent of a sibling by heart, I discovered a gap in the field of grief support. I suffered "the worst loss," and was undeniably identified as a griever. When your child has a broken heart . . .
When children grieve, it is heartbreaking—whatever the loss. Adults who care about those children are desperate to help but often aren't sure how
When your child has a broken heart . . .
When your child loses something or someone precious, you want desperately to take away the pain. You want your grieving child to be happy and carefree again.
My heart goes out to you. I've been where you are. And I'm glad you're here.
"Grief is in two parts," Anne Roiphe wrote in her book Epilogue. "The first part is loss. The second part is the remaking of life."
I help parents help their children overcome the heartache and challenges of childhood loss that can keep them and their children stuck in grief and pain. Families can remake a life beyond loss that is joy-filled and blessed.
Here's how I can help . . .
When Your Child is Grieving
When children grieve, it is heartbreaking. There are things you can do to help your grieving child move beyond the loss to once again experience hope-filled days of childhood. Learn how you can HELP CHILDREN DEAL WITH LOSS® in the 6-week Grief Recovery Method program using the book When Children Grieve. LEARN MORE - HELPING CHILDREN DEAL WITH LOSS
When Your Child Has Lost a Sibling
If your child is grieving the childhood loss of a brother or sister, the grief may feel unbearable. In the midst of your own pain you need to figure out how to parent your grieving child without a sibling. Your children will always be siblings. With the heart-led parenting of SIBLINGS BY HEART your child can grow in this unique sibling relationship. LEARN MORE - PARENTING A BEREAVED SIBLING
When You Need Parenting Guidance
When a child experiences life-changing loss, childhood innocence shatters. Parents veer into uncharted territory. No one is able to tell you how to be the parent your child will need in the months and years ahead. ESSENTIAL MESSAGES guide you in parenting your grieving child and nurturing her tender heart along the journey of grief. LEARN MORE - PARENTING YOUR GRIEVING CHILD
When You Need Healing for Your Own Grief
It can be painful and difficult for a parent to navigate a childhood that is not what you want for your grieving child—especially when you are suffering with your own grief. THE GRIEF RECOVERY METHOD® will lead you through action steps that heal the pain of loss so you and your child can remake life beyond loss. LEARN MORE - THE GRIEF RECOVERY METHOD
Loss and heartache do not define you.
Hello! As a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, family educator and certified life coach, I am here to help parents help their children heal from grief and remake their lives when hopes and dreams have been stolen by loss. I offer hope for creating and living joy beyond loss.
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