Today Jodi speaks with Robin Meyerson, regarding loss. Robin speaks about what its like to become a parent when you, yourself lost a parent growing up, when to start talking with children about the loss of grandparents, and how kids can honor and remember their loved ones. Tune into to receive some practical support and finds way to allow your child/ren to process the memories of those who are no longer with them.
Robin Davina Meyerson is a life coach, activist, motivational speaker, teacher and author. She is the founder of Project Inspire Arizona, and director of NASCK.
Learn more about Robin and her work at these links:
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Project Inspire Arizona
6:24: Becoming a parent when you, yourself lost a parent growing up
"First of all we just want to listen to the person [...] and have them express and share their memories and talk it out and just sit and listen"
8:18: When to start talking with children about the loss of grandparents
"Making it appear to the child, because it's the truth, that the afterlife is real, that grandma and grandpa are watching and they can maintain a spiritual connection with them..."
14:17: How kids can honor and remember their loved ones that are gone
17:57: Ways of helping your child when they have lost someone special
"It also depends on the age of the child, if the child is a teenager then certainly you can have a pretty in depth conversation with a teenager and explain to them the rule of Shiva..."
21:29: Creating family projects to remember the loved ones that have passed away
Host: Jodi Fried
Editors: Iris Nelson and Orlando Diaz