Monday, November 8, 2010

Hello Friends,

Lila, the director at Parkcenter Montessori, sent this to me this morning. It seems a great resource for all of us to use to deal with loss and grief with our children!
The scholastic website is fantastic when you click on the registration button.

I have been busy writing a 6 week webinar course on Peaceful Contacts that I will offer on line in January. It trains us to listen and speak peacefully. I suspect you'll love it!


One in 10 children in your school will experience the death of a parent or guardian before reaching the age of 20. When a loss occurs, do you know the best ways to help?

The New York Life Foundation, with assistance from Scholastic Inc., has developed a newChildren and Grief site to help educators and other adults guide children and teens through their bereavement—whether they have lost a parent, close relative, or school community member. It includes:

A live webcast on March 24, 2011, with a youth grief expert - sign up today!

Live Webcast!  Sign Up Today!

When someone in your school community experiences the loss of a loved one, we hope that these materials will give you and others the know-how to confidently nurture, comfort, and guide students through their grief.


The New York Life Foundation and Scholastic