12 Children, Teens and Suicide Loss Create Rituals Around Holidays and Anniversaries You may want to mark significant days such as the birthday of the person who died, the anniversary of their death, and traditional holidays like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and year-end holidays by remembering the person who died in a meaningful way. Involve children and teens in commemorative activities without forcing them. These activities may include visiting the gravesite, going to a special place, sharing a favorite meal, lighting a candle, and sharing memories. Remember and Talk about the Person Who Died Even though remembering is an important part of grieving, it is often avoided when the cause of death was suicide. Don’t be afraid to talk about and remember the person who died, and encourage other family members to do the same.