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Healing a Parent's Grieving Heart

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Presenting simple yet highly effective methods for coping and healing, this book provides answers and relief to parents trying to deal with the loss of a child. It offers 100 practical, action-oriented tips for embracing grief, such as writing a letter to the child who has died; spending time with others who will listen to stories of grief; creating a memory book, box, or Web site; and remembering others who may still be struggling with the death. The guide also addresses common problems for grieving ...
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Overview


Presenting simple yet highly effective methods for coping and healing, this book provides answers and relief to parents trying to deal with the loss of a child. It offers 100 practical, action-oriented tips for embracing grief, such as writing a letter to the child who has died; spending time with others who will listen to stories of grief; creating a memory book, box, or Web site; and remembering others who may still be struggling with the death. The guide also addresses common problems for grieving parents, including dealing with marital stress, helping surviving siblings, dealing with hurtful advice, and exploring feelings of guilt. This compassionate resource will aid parents who have been through the death of a child—whether the passing happened recently or many years ago, whether the child was young or an adult.
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Part of the Healing Your Grieving Heart series, which includes Healing Your Grieving Heart (1-879651-25-4), Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids (1-879651-27-0), and Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens (1-879651-23-8)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879651302
  • Publisher: Companion Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2002
  • Series: Healing a Grieving Heart Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 339,712
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD, is an internationally known teacher, a grief counselor, and the author of The Journey Through Grief and The Understanding Your Grief Journal. He is director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition and faculty member at the University of Colorado Medical School’s department of family medicine. He is the “Children and Grief” columnist for Bereavement magazine and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, and NBC’s Today. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2008

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    i read this book and it is wonderful..i just recently lost my 2 year old to a drowning while i was at work..her older sister was there and she is having nightmares..the book has helped me cope with how to sleep and how to remember her like she was (which i will always remember her like she was) she was my angel and i will never forget her...i tell you read the book it helps

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