Month: February 2021

Black History Month Grief Poem

A Bronzeville Mother Loiters In Mississippi. Meanwhile, A Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon – Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks The murder of Emmett Till in 1955, and the subsequent acquittal of his murderers and public viewings of Till’s mutilated body, stirred the American consciousness and provoked outrage across the country. In 1960, Gwendolyn Brooks published her own …

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Wrapping your head around Adolescent Grief: 7 tools: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

When dealing with teenagers, grief is almost impossible to avoid. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect and claim more lives going into 2021, adolescents will still have a hard time getting through the worst of times. Whether it is a grandparent, a family friend, or even sometimes someone their own age that they’ve …

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7 Books That Teach Kids About Death And Grief: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

by Kristin Herman With a pandemic going on, children may have experienced the loss of loved ones – a parent, a grandparent, a close relative, a friend … the list may go on for some children. So, what can parents do to talk about death, and the grief that comes along with it? Death can …

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