Caring for yourself over Christmas
Christmas can be unbearably difficult when a child has died. While others are busy preparing and celebrating, for families who are grieving, the time can be associated with feelings of sadness and isolation.
Especially in the early years of bereavement, families may wonder how they will survive their grief and face a new year. Not surprisingly, it is normal for parents to feel they just want to ’cancel’ Christmas.
If this is your first year, it may be an especially confusing time. Why not take time out and read this adapted resource compiled by The Bereavement Team – HERE
Take care of yourself and best wishes from The Bereavement Team.
Article adapted from, Bereaved Parents – Coping with Christmas published by the UK charity, The Compassionate Friends