Grief and Loss


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  • Kelly, L. (2000). Don’t Ask for the Dead Man’s Golf Clubs: What to Do and Say (and What Not to) When a Friend Loses a Loved One. New York, NY: Workman Publishing Co.
  • Requarth, M. (2006). After a Parent’s Suicide: Helping Children Heal. Sebastpol, CA: Healing Hearts Press.
  • Seibert, D. et al. (2003). Helping Children Live with Death and Loss. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press.
  • Simon, L. & Drantell, J. (1998). A Music I No Longer Heard: The Early Death of a Parent. NY: Simon and Schuster.
  • Zunin, l. & Stanton, H. (1991). The Art of Condolence: What to Write, What to Say, What to Do at a Time of Loss. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishing.


  • Healing Improve At Healing Improve they strive to give people a break from stifiling grief with others who understand through laughter, energy, and love.


  • Bambi (1942)
  • Batman the Beginning (2005)
  • Beaches (1988)
  • Bogus (1996)
  • The Cement Garden (1993)
  • Dear John (2010)
  • Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  • Kolya (1996)
  • Last Song (2010)
  • Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
  • Lion King (1994)
  • My Girl (1991)
  • My Life as a Dog (1985)
  • One True Thing (1998)
  • Ponette (1996)
  • Raising Helen (2004)
  • Stepmom (1998)
  • Unstrung Heroes (1996)