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In Part One of this two-part post, we explored the strong emotions that can be tied to losing a pet and gained a better understanding of the pain some experience. Continuing my conversations with recently grieving friends Kurt, Libby, and Amy, this follow-up provides insight into how we can offer compassion and productive responses.

This is a hard time for teenagers. They are at the age when they'd much rather be doing their own thing, away from home and with their friends. Here are some ideas—other than homework, bored games (get it?) and video games—that will keep them busy and engaged.

Already organized and color-coordinated your closet? Binge-listened to that true-crime podcast everyone loves? Tried out that new recipe? Attempted a DIY project by way of Pinterest?

It certainly looks like we'll be doing the social distancing thing for quite a while.

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