Support Groups for Kids

Running for Their Lives – Grit Your Grief 5k Run/Walk

Running for Their Lives – Grit Your Grief 5k Run/Walk by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady Do you remember running as a child? Just for the sake of running? Feeling the wind against your face or playing tag and chasing after someone with the fabric of their shirt just a hint away from your fingertips. […]

Grief Is A Gift – Children’s Grief Center of the Great Lakes Bay Region

Grief Is A Gift by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady It’s that time of year again. Everyone bustling about with a multitude of things to do, trying to be cheery and festive and sometimes stressed out to the max as we roll into the busiest season celebrating with family and friends. So, what happens when […]

Happy Mother’s Day….or is it?

Happy Mother’s Day….or is it? by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady I was standing at the post office the other day, innocently browsing the Hallmark cards. I saw the cutest Mother’s Day Card and had to buy it. It had Snoopy on it and my mom loved Peanuts. My mom Helen, died in September 1998, […]

Be Your Own Valentine

Be Your Own Valentine by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady Here we are again, another holiday, and this one in particular, is about love and companionship and celebrating having “a Valentine”. So, what happens if your “Valentine” dies and this day actually rubs salt in the wound? What if it marks your first kiss, your […]

Grief Doesn’t Take a Holiday

Grief Doesn’t Take a Holiday It’s that time of year where everyone’s anticipating holiday cheer and festivities and if you’ve recently had someone close to you die or maybe it’s been years since they’ve been gone, it can still sometimes be hard to even imagine feeling joyful. With Facebook perfection and everyone looking at you […]

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is Supporting Girls Through the Pandemic

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is Supporting Girls Through the Pandemic With so many parts of our lives on hold, disrupted, or even cancelled, kids need stability, connection, and fun now more than ever. Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan staff members have dug into the research to discover how the pandemic has impacted girls. Girls […]