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Parenting Through Grief

What is like to help your children grieve the death of a parent while struggling to process your own feelings of sadness and loss? Mom-of-three Kim Hamer describes the powerful lessons she learned following the death of her husband from cancer in 2009.

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Becoming Both Mom & Dad

After the loss of his wife just after childbirth, Matt Logelin was faced with the devastating challenge of becoming a Dad and filling the shoes of Mom all at the same time. This touchingly funny excerpt from his new book is our tribute to all the heroic Dads in our lives.

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Discussing Disaster With Our Children

Japan, Katrina, Southeast Asia and Thailand: it’s pretty scary to recount all the devastating natural disasters our world has faced in the past decade. What does the future hold for our little ones? When is the appropriate age to talk about how to react in an emergency, without engendering undue stress and fear? Melissa Brymer, Director of the Terrorism and Disaster Programs at the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, offers some helpful guidance through this difficult topic.