Johnson-Medland & Sons Booksellers releases "DREAMING POP-POP", today. Our first book published by Johnson-Medland & Sons Booksellers.
The book was written through the process of healing with our boys after the loss of my dad 14 years ago. The storybook leads kids through their dreams and feelings of loss; helping them to use journaling and transference objects to make sense of the feelings of being lost in our loss.
From the Site:
Losing loved ones is a difficult part of being human. We spend our days lauding the many acts of love that enable us to grow closer to each other - we value community and growing in intimacy.
When we lose someone we love we feel the subtle tearing away of the countless bonds between our hearts. It is not easy to interpret what is going on - even as adults. Helping children to know what is going on amid grief can feel that much harder.
This simple book talks about a child's dreams, drawings, pictures, memory box and a process of healing that is aided by his parents, a Social Worker, and his school Guidance Counselor. It reveals a concrete way of looking at the feelings that emerge amid grief and loss by implementing the tools of journaling, gathering of transference objects, and talking things through with those around us.
This book challenges us to remember those we love and integrate our losses with our memories, our feelings, our hopes and our dreams. Join this child as he implements some rudimentary methods for processing grief.
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A program for those who are not quite ready for hospice care - a Beacon of HOPE to guide them in their time of need and turmoil. The details are in the flyer below. Click on the image to see larger, or on the pdf for a document to go.