#82: Helping Our Kids Process Loss and Disappointment During the Quarantine

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Our kids are struggling with disappointment over things that have been lost due to quarantine - track season, dance recitals, and prom, for example. Lisa's daughter, Claire, is finishing her senior year of high school without a graduation ceremony. Today we're talking about recognizing grief and supporting our kids.

Additionally in this episode, we talk honestly about grief surrounding foster care and adoption through the lens of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's Five Stages of Grief, plus an additional sixth stage.

Links Relevant to this episode:

5 Stage of Grief

Episode 20: The Bitter and Sweet of Foster Care Reunification with Jamie Finn

Episode 31: 7 Ways for Parents to Relieve a Stressed-Out Brain