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Hey there! This haven for those of you who need help talking with your kids about death and dying. It is based on my new book, Kids and Grief: Talking with Children about Death & Dying which is now available on Amazon and other online book retailers. This is a place where you can soon find a community of others just like you. While I am not a counselor or therapist, I know something about talking with children and their development.
Here's a little bit about me:
I am a recently retired professor (Emerita) and department chair from Texas Woman's University, Family Sciences where I taught for over 20 years.
I have traveled extensively, in the US and around the world, training caregivers/staff on US Air Force Installations who care for children and am the author of two other books: Deployment: Strategies for Working with Kids in Military Families and Developmental Milestones of Young Children.
Education: PhD in Early Childhood Development from Texas A&M University; M.Ed Early Childhood Education & B.S Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood, Stephen F. Austin State University.
Many years teaching children in Texas public schools and teaching about them in a university setting as well as my resilience research have brought me here.
Let me help! Join us as we navigate children and grief together.