Gun violence of this volume and frequency is a uniquely American problem that leaves many of us feeling terrified and helpless, and the fear and anxiety that follow mass shootings are real. Parade.com shares thoughts and tips from mental health professionals around the nation.
Caregiver affirmations can be a lifesaver for those whose lives are dedicated to meeting the needs of those unable to meet them themselves. Parade.com shares impactful affirmations by Andrea and other mental health professionals for caregivers (or anyone!).
"Grief is raw, messy, and uncomfortable, but it’s also transformative. The more we shift the conversation to grieving openly and authentically, the more we will be able to foster a community that encourages grieving well at any age."
Moms to See in the 803 :: Andrea Dorn
Interview with Columbia Mom: There is so much to love about Andrea’s new Mindful Steps series, the super relatable content, the cheery illustrations (which Andrea also does), and the easy to comprehend text, to name a few. I’m so glad she was up for sharing about her journey as a mother and author, as well as her new life here in Columbia.
How Do I Talk to a Child about Grief and Loss?
A conversation about how navigating the loss and grief process can be a challenging and unpredictable experience, especially for children, and why starting healthy conversations early with little ones about loss and grief can be helpful. We also provide tools to process those tricky emotions.
Helping Children Cope With Grief With Andrea Dorn
Death and grief is complicated at any age, but particularly in children. In this episode, Brittany and Heather of The Okayest Mom Podcast speak to Andrea Dorn about helping children cope with grief and other big feelings after the death of a loved one in their life.