What Does Grief Feel Like?

Help young children explore the ways people experience grief when someone dies.

Gentle and reassuring, What Does Grief Feel Like? shares the many ways people can grieve when a loved one dies and validates children’s unique grief experiences. Open-ended questions throughout the book invite children to share what they are thinking, feeling, and going through: 
  • What did you feel after your special person died?
  • What happens when your grief gets too big?
  • What do you do in your family and community to help your grief?
Dr. Korie Leigh has spent over sixteen years specializing in working with children and families experiencing grief and loss, and she wrote What Does Grief Feel Like? from a child development perspective, with developmentally appropriate vocabulary. A caregiver’s guide provides helpful information on developmental stages, expressions, and behaviors of grief in children.