Helping Children Mourn

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If you’re old enough to love, you’re old enough to grieve. That’s the message from Canadian author, speaker and child psychologist Jody Carrington. She wants to encourage parents to stop sheltering kids from sadness. Dr. Carrington joins us to explain why and also offers some tips for making it easier for children to cope with the tough stuff. You can find out more about her by visiting her website. We are also joined by Cathy Decker. She started Avery’s Legacy after the sudden loss of her 13-month-old daughter. Decker creates, sells and donates grief boxes for families dealing with the loss of a loved one. Avery’s Legacy recently started to create bereavement gifts specifically designed for children.

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