The holidays can be hard after a loss, but they also allow you to create new traditions that honor your loved one while helping you move forward as a family.
Try participating in the following activities with your child, or encourage them to partake in some of these activities alone. These activities can also be beneficial for adults who are overcoming grief.
Your child may benefit from the chance to remember, honor and celebrate their loved one in a creative, therapeutic way.
Here are 10 ways to help your child, who may be having difficulty processing the finality of death, cope with the death of a loved one.
Lee Beach’s wife, Betty Jane, loved ice cream, specifically classic vanilla topped with pieces of a Snickers candy bar. She radiated positive energy and found joy in life’s littlest pleasures. As a registered nurse for more than 40 years, she also had a kind and nurturing heart. This is why Lee, upon first sight of Betty Jane, knew he’d found the one he’d spend the next 65 years chasing after.