"I've just contacted a support group for children and parents because I feel as though I'm sometimes not coping and piling too much onto my strong wise beyond his years little boy. He's only 9 but he's always been able to have…"
"Thanks so much for posting about Camp Comfort zone! I had never heard of it before. I checked out the site and registered both my kids for the October camp. There are none in Michigan, but the one in October is at the PN/MA border, so it's not…"
"Hello, all - I haven't been in Widowed Village much, but I wanted to stop by and say hi. For those of you I don't know, I've been widowed for nine years now and have recently received confirmation that my daughters, 10 and 8 (I was…"
"My children were 9 & 13 when their father died. I did a horrible job of helping them with their grief. I sent them to a counselor before they were ready. Thirteen years later, they still make fun of how terrible she was. …"
Great ideas! My younger son & I attended the Hospice butterfly release and it was a wonderful experience. I did try to do some things weekly with the boys, but their schedules, middle school and high school, just didn't allow…"
Which camps for 2012 have you signed MAdi up for? I had the boys on several 2011 camps - they were on several wait lists when they called and we got into the Oct CA one in Orange, CA. We may have gotten in as we paid for our own…"
Right there with you Hyla re: children and grief. Coming home from the hospital...the powerful sitautions...our calmness in the midst of others seeming histrionics...neighbors...we were right there six months ago...seems like yesterday...all very powerful memories burned in our minds...