RESOURCES

RESOURCES FOR GRIEVING PARENTS

As a grieving parent, it is important to understand grief is a journey.
It requires understanding, compassion and validation; and that includes being patient with yourself.  

Understanding Mourning

Mourning is what you do to express your grief after loss. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 6 NEEDS OF MOURNING


 

The 5 States of Grief

Grief is a journey which can encompass a range of moods and reactions. As you mourn the loss of a loved one, it’s important to be prepared for shifting expressions of your grief.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 5 STAGES OF GRIEF


 

My Grief Rights (children & teens)

You can't protect children from the pain of loss but you can help build healthy coping skills.  

LEARN MORE ABOUT CHILDREN & TEEN GRIEF RIGHTS


 

What is Disenfranchised Grief?

When someone's grief is disregarded - or even punished - they may feel suffocated.

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TED Talk: We Don't Move on From Grief
In a talk that's by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, writer and podcaster Nora McInerny shares her hard-earned wisdom about life and death. The talk focuses on her experience after the loss of her husband, but the message applies regardless of the relationship we have with the person we've lost. We don't 'move on' from grief. We move forward with it.

WATCH THE VIDEO...

Additional Website Support

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep 

Bereaved Parents of the USA

Grief: Because Love Never Dies

Our House - Grief

Hope for Grieving Parents

The Compassionate Friends


 

Support Groups
MISS Foundation

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
My Grief Angels

Grief Net

Daily Strength


 

Books

Healing a Parent's Grieving Heart by Alan D. Wolfelt

Please Be Patient, I'm Grieving by Gary Roe

The Healing Book by Ellen Sabin

Beyond Tears written by Nine Mothers

A Bereaved Father by Steve Younis

Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief by David Kessler

Life Lessons by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, David Kessler


 

Tributes

Free Tribute Charity Website: Much Loved

Other 

Visit the Support Network Resource Library

HEARTFELT CONNECTIONS AND MEMORIAL
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 201, Seward, Nebraska 68434
Memorial Address: 115 Hillcrest Drive, Seward, Nebraska 68434
Email: heartfeltinc12@gmail.com

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