10:15am - 11:30am Parenting Grieving Kids: Help, Hope and Happiness

Kath McCormack

Kath McCormack

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Widowed parents regularly list concern for their children’s mental health after the death of a parent, and fear of their own ability to parent their children while they are grieving themselves, as major post-loss worries.  So many widowed people worry that their children will never be happy, content, or confident post-loss.

In this session we will discuss coping strategies, grief at different developmental stages, self care, resources available for your children and for you as a family and much more. You will have an opportunity to share stories and ideas with others walking a similar path as widowed parents, and leave this workshop more confident about your family’s future.

Join Kath McCormack, Healing Center Founder, therapist and widowed mom for a frank discussion about the joys and challenges of parenting grieving children. Kath’s children Ricky and Barb were 3 and 5 when their dad died at the age of 33.