Category Archives: Death

APA- Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of school shootings

As a parent, you may be struggling with how to talk with your children about a shooting rampage. It is important to remember that children look to their parents to make them feel safe. This is true no matter what … Continue reading

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‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special

It focuses on Big Bird’s loss — his nest is ruined, and after it’s been repaired, he returns home only to find that the nest still isn’t safe for habitation. Kudos to PBS! ‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special | … Continue reading

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What It’s Like To Hear Voices from The Children Who Do

I came across this video and thought I would share it here. It was put together by UK based Voice Collective and features 5 young people (13-18 years) who hear voices. It is meant to raise awareness and challenge the … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs, Dead Lizards & Vacation Fun

Currently, there are 7 or 8 neighborhood children outside my apartment investigating a “dead dinosaur” (alternatively, a huge lizard I saw hanging around earlier this week). Their play reminded me of a great children’s book I came across on death … Continue reading

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