Welcome to our new interactive blog! This is our “temporary home” — we’ll be changing the design, adding new features, including tons of audio, podcasts, articles, maybe some video and of course your stories, questions and comments.

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is one of life’s most difficult challenges. The Grief Blog’s goal is to enhance the work our community is already doing and provide an open forum with the singular goal of helping one another.

If you haven’t already, please take advantage of the resources provided by our the great people at http://www.thecompassionatefriends.org , visit our website http://www.healingthegrievingheart.org check out some of the book titles in our new bookstore by guests on our weekly radio show, and if you have time, tune in today at 9 AM Pacific Standard Time/12 Noon Eastern Standard Time to our talk radio show and call in toll-free at 1-866-472-5792.

Our Guests today will be Dr. Donna Schuurman, National Director of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families, where she has served in various roles since 1986.

Dr. Schuurman has written and trained internationally on children’s bereavement issues, and is the author of Never the Same: Coming to Terms with the Death of a Parent.
The Dougy Center

Dr. Schuurman served as President of the Board of Directors for the Association for Death Education & Counseling, and in 2003 received their Annual Service Award. She is a member of the International Work Group on Death and Dying, and serves as a Director of the boards of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NW, and The Naitonal Alliance for Grieving Children. She is the bereaved sibling of Lynne.

Call in TOLL FREE 1-866-472-5792 and be part of the healing.

As for The Grief Blog, please click on the comments link just below this post and let us know what you think about our start, and what you’d like to have us make available here in the future.

Dr. Gloria & Dr. Heidi


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