Coping with Christmas



This 16 page booklet suggest why Christmas is so difficult and provides several ”Helpful Hints for Handling the Holidays”. We have put high expectations on Christmas as the ”season to be jolly” and when THIS Christmas is different because someone we care about is missing, we struggle with our feelings. In fact, the Christmas season may be one of the most painful reminders of what we have lost. The booklet also contains a few suggestions to help children cope with the loss, and an interactive exercise to assist people decide which activities and traditions are important.