How to cope on Father’s Day without dad there

Sunday 16th June is Father’s Day and it can be a difficult time for many families if dad has died. If children attend school, they will often have the chance […]

What NOT to say to a grieving child and their family

Children’s Grief Awareness Week (16th-23rd November) is a special time focused on supporting grieving children and young people. At Holding On Letting Go, we understand that it’s sometimes hard to know […]

How to help your bereaved child cope at Christmas

It’s the end of Children’s Grief Awareness Week and if grief has affected your family, you might be thinking about how to cope with Christmas this year. Preparing for the […]

How to make the last Christmas with a loved one special

Christmas isn’t the most wonderful time of the year for everyone, especially if a bereavement is expected. At Holding On Letting Go we understand that it is an incredibly difficult […]

How can my family enjoy Christmas when we’re grieving?

So many times, we are asked: ‘How are we going to get through Christmas?’ It can be a real worry, because even though adults may not feel like it, children […]

How to help a grieving friend or relative through Christmas

You don’t want to say the wrong thing, but you also don’t want to say nothing at all. You don’t want to interfere by asking if you can help, but […]

Why a will is important and how to leave a legacy to charity

October is Free Wills Month and the perfect time to organise your affairs for after your death, giving you the peace of mind that your wishes will be carried out. […]

Queen’s death: Bereavement advice for children

On Thursday 8th September, 2022, it was announced that Queen Elizabeth II had died, aged 96. The country will now go through a period of mourning and see many changes […]

Mother’s Day – what to do if a child you know is without their mum this year

March 31st is Mother’s Day and for weeks, the cards have been in the shops, emails have been coming through about lunches, afternoon teas and how to treat your mum. […]