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A Mother’s Letter to God

Posted by: DBDO | Categories: Blog, Poems

Dear God: I don’t have your exact address to mail my letter so I am simply asking you to please take care of my daughter Bari Lynn Swedlow – Hebrew name Bat Ami. She just entered your new world…You will …

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This is taken from a brochure written by Marcia G. Scherago, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., published by Medic Publishing, and distributed by the Centering Corporation. Certain responses to the death of a brother or sister are common. Being aware of these responses …

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Guidelines for Parents

Posted by: DBDO | Categories: Blog, Children & Grief

Suggestions of What is Helpful and Not Helpful This is taken from a brochure written by Marcia G. Scherago, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., published by Medic Publishing, and distributed by the Centering Corporation. Helpful: Taking care of yourself physically. Working on your …

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Myth #1: Grief and mourning are the same experience. Have you ever noticed how people tend to use the words “grief” and “mourning” synonymously? Many people are unaware that there is an important distinction between grief and mourning. This distinction …

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Take care of you — Exercise, eat well-balanced meals, stick to regular routines and reach out to others for support. These activities might be difficult when you are grieving, but taking care of yourself is still important. Grieving children do …

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