The Grieving Family

The Grieving Family

“Of all the events in a family, including birth, baptism, confirmation, bar mitzvah, graduation, or marriage, death is the one which we anticipate the least.” Why is this? Well, whether it is an expected or sudden death, we don’t want to prepare...

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Types of Grief

Types of Grief

Anticipatory Grief and Mourning When a patient or family is expecting a death, it is normal to begin to anticipate how one will react and cope when that person eventually dies. Many family members will try to envision their life without that...

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Children & Grief

Children & Grief

Children and grieving has always been a tough subject for us as adults to understand. When we love someone, we inevitably set ourselves up for the pain and the grief when we lose that loved one. This can take place through separation, divorce...

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Children & Funerals

Children & Funerals

After all the thousands of books, tapes, pamphlets, programs, videos and seminars that have been devoted to the subject of children and funerals over the last 30 years, the question still arises… “Should we bring children to the funeral?”...

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