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Rain, Rain Go Away Giveaway Hop

A few years ago, my kids’ beloved Art teacher passed away. I remember trying to explain the loss to them and they didn’t quite understand. I tried to minimize the harsh reality that their teacher had died. That’s what we tend to do sometimes as parents. Fortunately our school counselor had plenty of resources to help us parents help our kids to understand the loss and help with the grieving process.

One of the resources was a book titled “The Memory Box” by Joanna Rowland. I recently saw the book is still available and now has an accompanying journal. A place to document the memories of a loved one. Joanna’s book helped me guide my children through the grieving process and the fact that the school counselor recommended it made me feel even better. What a wonderful pairing. Not only can you learn about tools to help with the grieving process but you can also create memories to help with the process. Healing through words AND actions.

Thanks to our partners at Beaming Books we are excited to give away a set of two books for giveaway: The Memory Book: A Grief Journal for Children and Families by Joanna Rowland and illustrated by Thea Baker (Beaming Books; ISBN: 978-1506457819; Hardcover $17.99; Ages 3-8; 64 pages), a follow up and companion to the bestselling picture book The Memory Box: A Book about Grief (ISBN: 978-1506426723; Hardcover $16.99; Ages 3-8).

Kindergarten teacher Joanna Rowland's best-selling The Memory Box: A Book about Grief has helped thousands of children and families work through the complex emotions that arise after the loss of a loved one, and has been used and recommended by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, EveryStep Grief and Loss Services' Amanda the Panda program, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, counselors, and more. The story of The Memory Box resonates with children suffering from loss, and grows in popularity year after year.

Now Joanna Rowland is offering another resource to help kids heal while honoring a loved one. With The Memory Book: A Grief Journal for Children and Families, Rowland has created a beautiful grief journal to help readers put her methods into practice. The Memory Book helps grieving families process their emotions together by remembering their lost loved one and creating their own memory album full of photos and keepsakes of the person they lost. With gentle prompts and ideas for journaling, drawing, and talking through grief, this journal will bring comfort in the midst of loss and be a keepsake for families for years to come.

I hope you never have to have this conversation with your child, but I am thankful for all the tools to help us facilitate these tough conversations with our kids.

Here's your chance to win both the Memory Book and The Memory Box.  Thanks to our partners at Beaming Books we are excited to give away a set of two books: The Memory Book: A Grief Journal for Children and Families and companion to the bestselling picture book The Memory Box: A Book about Grief.
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bn100 said…
Edye Nicole said…
baking with my grandma!

Jana Leah B said…
The Halloween when my great uncle came for a visit.
StuffSmart said…
Fishing with my dad is one of my favorite memories.
Laura Lee said…
One of my favorite childhood memories is when my family would go camping in the summer.
wen budro said…
One of my favorite childhood memories is of visiting my grandparents during the Summer. I miss those days.
NIKE said…
Najar ne najar se mulaqat kar li, rahe khamosh dono aur baat kar li, mohabbat ki fizza ko jab khush paya, en aankho ne ro ro ke barsat kar li

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