Understanding the Impact of Grief in Children :: Episode 92


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Special guest Kim Garrett, a former writer on the Fort Worth Moms team, joins Emily and Erinn to talk through a really important topic — supporting kids dealing with grief. 

Grief can come from losing a loved one, but it can also appear in our lives from other losses as well. Kim helps us to know when to worry, what to ask, and how to navigate the realities of grief — even when the parent is grieving as well. She also provides a list of resources for parents to access to provide more information, ideas, and support, which you will find listed below.

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Fort Worth Moms and Momfessions have other content on this topic:

Kim GarrettKim Garrett, MS, LPC, PMH-C is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas with more than a decade of experience working in grief and loss. She is a certified perinatal mental health clinician through Postpartum Support International. Kim, a Fort Worth native, is also mom to nearly four-year-old twin girls. 

You can read other articles by Kim by clicking on the following links:

Recommended Resources

Kim mentioned the following recommended resources below and also sent several more options to included in these show notes:


Support Services

There are several local options for grief support services:

As you heard on this episode — we’ve grown! Momfessions is now part of Beal Media — which manages Collin County MomsDallas Moms, and Fort Worth Moms

The featured resource highlighted in this post is our page for community groups (find it under “Meet Moms” tab on our homepages). Here, you will see our MANY Facebook community groups for moms living in the DFW metroplex. To find one, two, or a ton to join, check out these options: 


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