How to Support a Young Child with Grief and Loss

Grief is a natural emotional response to a loss. Loss can be associated with a big change (like moving, or not being able to see your friends during a pandemic), or it could even be the death of a loved one.  All losses can be painful or difficult to experience. Humans are built to connect with loved ones and to miss them when they are gone. We are built to enjoy things being consistent, and thus change can throw us for a loop.  Grief and loss is difficult no matter how or when you experience it, and we all cope with grief in our own ways. There are many children and families all over the world who are experiencing grief...

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