Navigating grief during the holiday season is undoubtedly challenging, but finding meaningful ways to remember and honour your loved one can bring a sense of comfort and connection.
Charlotte and Aiden, who are supported by Feel the Magic's Camps and Programs, share their family's yearly Christmas tradition in honour of their dad, Dean.
Feel the Magic is an Australian charity providing early intervention grief education programs for kids aged 7 to 18, who are experiencing pain and isolation due to the death of a parent, guardian, or sibling.
We aim to reduce the mental health challenges associated with childhood grief, and to create a community where grieving kids and their families feel supported, empowered, and can begin to move forward with their lives. Bereaved young people commonly suffer challenges including anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation, which contributes to the nearly one quarter of young people in Australia who experience some form of mental health challenge.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: