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Parenting is challenging in the best of circumstances. In the presence of grief it is daunting, unpredictable, and the most challenging and heartwrenching responsibility you'll ever face. It takes presence, stamina, and support that can sometimes be hard to find to be the parent your sibling by heart needs right now in their formative early years, as well as in the years ahead. You're up to the task, though it won't be easy.
See Your Way Forward After Child Loss laid the groundwork for the remaking of life, but it's only the beginning.
In Parenting for the Journey you'll gain deeper insights and proactive parenting tools for day-to-day living and interactions that other parents take for granted but you cannot. You'll build the skills you need to guide and support your child throughout the varied ages and phases of growing up a sibling by heart in a culture that doesn't understand or honor grief.
Choose to remake your life after loss on your terms, no one else's.See with your good grief mindview the future you want for your family, and claim it.
ENROLL NOW in the only parent coaching program designed to equip you with the good grief parenting foundation you need to confidently live forward after the death of your child toward a future bright with possibilities and even joy.
There are two parts to grief.The first part is loss. The second is the remaking of life.
- Anne Roiphe -
Understanding Your Child
Communicating Essential Messages
Strengthening Relationshipswith Emotional Intelligence
Practicing Emotion Coachingand Limit-Setting
Positive Discipline Strategies that Work
Building Your Resilience
Building Your Child's Resilience
Harnessing the Positive Power of Thoughts
Teaching Social Skills
Taking Choice Actions
Claiming a Good Grief Mindview for Life
"Good" parenting is more about being the parent your child needs you to be than doing what you or others think you should do.
Signifcant as the early childhood years are, your child doesn't need perfection. What they need is your presence, intention, understanding, and effort to maintain connection and establish a strong, enduring parent-child relationship. That's what you'll accomplish through the Good Grief Parenting for the Journey Coaching program.
Replace unhelpful parenting models with good grief practices that will guide your family toward a good grief mindview that you choose to believe in.
Apply good grief tools and strategies to create a healthy family environment that is a safe place to grieve and to address issues and concerns that arise.
Deepen connection with your child, your partner, and yourself, through caring, compassionate listening and conversations that include perspective-taking and permission-giving.
Practice the steps of emotion coaching—including effective limit-setting—to create magic moments in challenging situations.
Identify your child's innate traits and understand how they shape your child's responses to their world so that you can guide and support them in the most helpful ways.
Learn strategies that will bring out the best in your child and reinforce essential messages while managing challenging behaviors.
Learn how to recognize your sibling by heart's potential social challenges and equip them with the skills they need so they can experience social success.
Recognize and challenge unhelpful thought patterns in yourself or your child and replace them with empowering thoughts for living forward toward bright possibilities.
Identify good grief choices that are right for your family and commit to intentional choice actions that create and maintain connection to ensure your family experiences good grief.
Tap into and trust your own wisdom so that you can advocate for what you know your family needs when others have different expectations or offer unhelpful advice.
Decide what you want for your family and shape your family's way forward with intention in accordance with your values and wise heart-led choices.
Connect with also-bereaved parents who understand and support you on this parenting detour that nobody wants to be on.
And more . . .
Confidence in your parenting, so that you can make wise choices for your family without constantly second-guessing yourself or feeling you need to justify to others.
Assurance that you're prepared for inevitable future challenges of growing up, so that with your help your child will heal and "be okay."
Trust in your heart wisdom, so that even while you're grieving you can tap into optimism and hope.
Tools to build your child's resilience, independence, and problem-solving skills, as well as your own.
Access to a community of also-bereaved parents who understand and support you on this parenting detour that nobody wants to be on.
Real hope and a good grief mindview to enjoy life again and live forward toward a future bright with possibilities and even joy.
The 6-Month Package Includes
• 12 Good Grief Parenting skill-building teachings with tools, worksheets and practice activities
• Two coaching calls each month
• Physical copies of two Grief Recovery Institute books:The Grief Recovery MethodWhen Children Grieve
I'm Michele Benyo, MEd, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist™️, early childhood parent coach, master trainer and curriculum writer for Child Care Aware Minnesota, and bereaved parent. I've worked with parents and other caring adults for 24 years specializing in children's social-emotional development, mental health, grief, and trauma-informed care.
My programs for bereaved parents who are raising young bereaved siblings are my heartwork. If you're on this page, you may have already attended my program See Your Way Forward After Child Loss and found it to be helpful. I'm gratified and so honored to have supported you! I would love to support you further—or for the first time. I look forward to seeing you inside the Parenting for the Journey Good Grief Coaching program.
Please reach out if you have questions about the program! Use this link to schedule a time to talk with me and get your questions answered: https://calendly.com/ggparenting/talk-with-michele