The Grief Page

The Grief Page

We have a special heart for those who are grieving. We both lost our spouses to cancer in their thirties and now have five children, all of whom lost a parent before they were ten years old. One of the special missions of The New Day Foundation for Families is to walk with families through the grief process.

Understanding a Grieving Child >
A quick guide for understanding kids who grieve

The New Day Foundation for Families >
Serving children who have lost a parent to cancer

The Four Stages of Grief for Children >
From the University of South Dakota, with comments from Michael & Gina

Helpful Books on Grief and Loss >
Books and publications for those who are grieving

Facts for Grieving Families >
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Talking to Your Kids about Cancer >
A great article from CancerCare.org

Camp Erin >
A truly great experience for a grieving child! (Also, one of our “Favorite Things”)

Interview with Jerry Sittser >
Perhaps our favorite book on the subject of loss. Extraordinary – an absolute must read!

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RESOURCES FROM THE DOUGY CENTER

HELP FOR KIDS
What is Grief?
Activities for Kids

HELP FOR TEENS
How should I grieve?
Teen Bill of Rights
Recording Resilience

HELP FOR ADULTS
How to help a grieving child
How to help a grieving teen
Kids and funerals
Help for the holidays
Death Impacts Your School
Developmental Grief Responses
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