loss of my 15yr old daughters dad
my 15yr old daughter lost her daddy suddenly to a heart attack on 12-23-2011. he was found dead in his sleep by his father and he was only 43 years old. at fist i feel that she went numb because she didn't react like i thought she would - especially during the funeral process. it's been almost two months now, and she has just started counseling but she also has started having an attitude with me and her step dad, who she loves like a father. i have no idea how to help my baby girl deal with her sadness and all the stages of greif she will be going through. if anyone has any advice for me, it would be greatly appreciated. she has lost the desire to get up and go to school, and her grades are falling drastically. she has severe ups and downs and then won't talk about anything. she says she is "fine" but i know better - she was his only child, and they had a special relationship. he and i have been divorced for 12 years, but remained friends for her sake. what to do, what to do.