Free Sea Glass Writing Prompts for Bereaved Parents and Families

Free Sea Glass Writing Prompts for Bereaved Parents and Families

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: Twinkle twinkle little star, How I wonder… What do you wonder about when you think about your deceased child? Is it the color of their eyes? What profession they would have chosen? What their favorite color or toy or food would be? Do you imagine these things today, or do you find pleasure in the wondering?

Twinkle twinkle little star, How I wonder… (SG Writing Prompt)

What do you wonder about when you think about your deceased child? Is it the color of their eyes? What profession they would have chosen? What their favorite color or toy or food would be? Do you imagine these things today, or do you find pleasure in the wondering?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: This time last year… Think back to where you were, this time last year. What were you doing? Who were you with? What were you thinking about? What were you feeling? How do all of these things compare to where you are today?

This time last year… (SG Writing Prompt)

Think back to where you were, this time last year, or even several years back. What were you doing? Who were you with? What were you thinking about? What were you feeling? How do all of these things compare to where you are today?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: Sometimes I imagine… It's common to imagine or dream about the life that could or should have been. What do you imagine? Would you like to go back in time and somehow prevent the death of your child? Do you think about future events that will get to be? Or does your imagination touch on different places? How do you feels about these dreams?

Sometimes I imagine… (SG Writing Prompt)

It’s common to imagine or dream about the life that could or should have been. What do you imagine? Would you like to go back in time and somehow prevent the death of your child? Do you think about future events that will get to be? Or does your imagination touch on different places? How do you feels about these dreams?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: One day I would like to… How do you feel about the future? Is it something you look forward to, or something you'd prefer to avoid? How do you see yourself in the future? Is there anything you'd like to accomplish, or anywhere you'd like to see? What is one thing you would like to do or be or feel or see?

One day I would like to… (SG Writing Prompt)

How do you feel about the future? Is it something you look forward to, or something you’d prefer to avoid? How do you see yourself in the future? Is there anything you’d like to accomplish, or anywhere you’d like to see? What is one thing you would like to do or be or feel or see?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: I wish the world knew… What is the one thing you wish you could share with the world about grief or loss or tragedy? If the world knew this one thing, how would your life be different? How would theirs?

I wish the world knew… (SG Writing Prompt)

What is the one thing you wish you could share with the world about grief or loss or tragedy? If the world knew this one thing, how would your life be different? How would theirs?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: In life after loss, I feel torn between… The bereaved often feel as if they are torn between different aspects of their lives after loss. If you feel torn, what aspects are pulling at you? Do you find yourself conflicted between happiness and grief, or between moving forward and standing still? What feelings are you torn between? What thoughts? What dreams?

In life after loss, I feel torn between… (SG Writing Prompt)

The bereaved often feel as if they are torn between different aspects of their lives after loss. If you feel torn, what aspects are pulling at you? Do you find yourself conflicted between happiness and grief, or between moving forward and standing still? What feelings are you torn between? What thoughts? What dreams?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: If I could write a letter to anyone at all, I would say… The bereaved sometimes keep thoughts and feelings inside, worried that what they have to say will be perceived as negative, or hurtful, or will simply be misunderstood. If you could write a letter to someone who you've struggled in communicating with, who would it be? What would you say? What do you think their reaction would be? What keeps you from sending this letter today?

If I could write a letter to anyone at all, I would say… (SG Writing Prompt)

The bereaved sometimes keep thoughts and feelings inside, worried that what they have to say will be perceived as negative, or hurtful, or will simply be misunderstood. If you could write a letter to someone who you’ve struggled in communicating with, who would it be? What would you say? What do you think their reaction would be? What keeps you from sending this letter today?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: After loss, ordinary life feels… Living in life after loss, the world feels different. There are new goals; new lenses; new priorities. In this new life, what is it like when you see others who still live in the 'ordinary' world? What feelings come up for you? What thoughts? Do you ever wish you could join them, or do you feel you've left the ordinary world forever?

After loss, ordinary life feels… (SG Writing Prompt)

Living in life after loss, the world feels different. There are new goals; new lenses; new priorities. In this new life, what is it like when you see others who still live in the ‘ordinary’ world? What feelings come up for you? What thoughts? Do you ever wish you could join them, or do you feel you’ve left the ordinary world forever?

Sea Glass Writing Prompt for bereaved families: A symbol that reminds me of my deceased child is… Like parents of living children who decorate their child's nursery or bedroom in a theme, bereaved parents often associate a specific symbol or theme with their deceased child. What is this symbol for you? Do you associate your child with a specific animal? Cartoon character? Song? Color? How did you choose this item? How do you use or honor or incorporate this symbol into your life today?

A Symbol that reminds me of my deceased child is… (SG Writing Prompt)

Like parents of living children who decorate their child’s nursery or bedroom in a theme, bereaved parents often associate a specific symbol or theme with their deceased child. What is this symbol for you? Do you associate your child with a specific animal? Cartoon character? Song? Color? How did you choose this item? How do you use or honor or incorporate this symbol into your life today?

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