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Regresando a la escuela con el corazon roto

August 2, 2018

La temporada de regreso a la escuela en un momento emocionante. Puede ser tambien abrumador tener que re-establecer su rutina diaria. Para un nino que esta pasando por duelo,  esta época del año puede estar llena de emociones cuando se da cuenta de que su persona especial que murió ya no está allí para participar […]...

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Tips for Supporting a Griever

July 25, 2018

A difficult element of the grieving process is being around people who say or do things that negatively impact the emotional well-being of a grieving person, even despite best intentions. It can be difficult for friends and loved ones to find the right words to show their support. Here are some suggested ways to show […]...

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Easing Worries through Stretches

June 20, 2018

Worrying can take a physical toll on our bodies. At Tu Nidito we find that talking about our worries is helpful but we have also discovered the benefits of stretching exercises to release worries. We frequently use the Turtle and Butterfly stretches with our Tu Nidito “littles” (ages 3 1/2 – 7), but they are […]...

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Questions in a Can

May 23, 2018

  “What happens if my special person dies?” “Is my special person’s serious illness contagious?”  “Where does someone go when they die?”  “Was (name of special person) in pain when they died?” When someone special in our life is diagnosed with a serious illness, it is normal to have questions about their treatment and progn...

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Love and Hope Stones

April 25, 2018

This activity is appropriate for children and adults grieving the death of a loved one and can be completed individually or as a family. Materials Needed: Activity Questions Marker or Sharpies (or acrylic paints if you want to get creative!) Four stones (each one large enough to write one word on) Step 1: Sit down […]...

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Introducing: 2018 Remarkable Moms

March 9, 2018

We are thrilled to introduce our 2018 Remarkable Moms: Lani Baker, Jenine Dalrymple, Soozie Hazan, Maya Luria and Judy Wood. This year’s Remarkable Celebration will be taking place Saturday, May 12, at the Westin La Paloma. Learn more about this important event, including ways you can honor our Remarkable Moms, on our website. We hope to see [&...

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Book Recommendations for a Grieving Child

February 12, 2018

Here at Tu Nidito, parents, teachers, and community members frequently ask us what they can do to help support a grieving child. Our staff has found that books are a great way to promote conversation and help normalize children’s feelings. Below is a list of books that Tu Nidito staff have found most conducive in […]...

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Grief Strategies for the New Year

January 11, 2018

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” –Hal Borland, American Author and Journalist For many, the New Year marks an opportunity for a fresh start, often centering on goals for the coming year. But, as the staff and families […]...

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Support During End-of-Life

December 6, 2017

When dealing with serious illness, children and families experience many emotions and changes to their lives. Tu Nidito program staff is there every step of the way: diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and throughout their recovery and healing process. It brings us great joy to “close” a family member out of programs because they are healthy and [...

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Grieving During the Holidays

November 7, 2017

Tu Nidito realizes that grief is a process, not an event. We acknowledge that it is a continuous process, and like a tide, ebbs and flows throughout our lives, evolving as we adapt to an ever-changing climate. We have found that holidays are an especially challenging “tide” where feelings of loss and mourning are magnified. […]...

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