November 2017


A Child's View: The Wintertime Jumble


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​Winter is a great time for sledding, snowmen, snow forts, and ice skating. However, it’s also cold outside, and the sun doesn’t stay up for very long. In fact, winter starts on the shortest day of the year. You are likely to get up for school when it’s dark outside and go to bed when it’s dark. As winter moves along and spring gets closer adults may say, “Now the days are getting longer,” but it doesn’t seem like they are.  It’s hard to notice the sun shining longer when your toes are freezing.


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November 09 2017

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief 


Who Did You Lose?


​In our society, it is common for a grieving person to be asked: Who did you lose?  However, the reaction of those asking can lead the bereaved individual to feel as if their loss does not qualify because it does not fall under the “normal” category of what society considers a significant loss.


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November 09 2017

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief Chemarra Bryant MA, LPC 


Tribute Gardens & Walkways: Remember Your Loved One


​The gardens at David Simpson Hospice House and Ames Family Hospice House offer beautiful outdoor spaces for meditation and reflection. We invite you to add your own memory to the Vista Walk on the eastside or to the Tribute Walk in Westlake or the Memorial Walk in Medina by purchasing a paving brick and writing your own personal dedication.


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November 09 2017

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Grieving the Holidays as a Family


​Holidays can be intense.  TV ads, music on the radio, store displays and parties can be overwhelming and when you are grieving the death of a loved one, it can be even more stressful.  Navigating grief as a family adds to the complexity. 


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November 09 2017

Categories: Grief and Loss About Grief 


Coloring Your Grief: Coloring to Soothe the Soul and Mend the Heart


In the past few years coloring has become a very popular trend for adults. It can help individuals focus and increase mindfulness. Coloring can also help with decreasing stress and promoting calmness. It incorporates a childhood activity with adult creativity.


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November 09 2017

Categories: About Grief Tensie Holland LSW, CT Reading 

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