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Children Dealing With Bereavement

Saying Goodbye: Talking To Kids About Death

A. When a little kid asks such a big question, you may be tempted to soft-pedal the truth. Don't do it: Telling him that "Grandma went to sleep" or "We lost Grandma" will only backfire. "You might confuse your child or even make him afraid to go t...

Helping Your Child Deal With Death

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know how to help kids cope with the loss, particularly as you work through your own grief. How much kids can understand about death depends largely on their age, life experiences, and personality. But ...

How To Talk To Your Preschooler About Death | Babycenter

Death is one of the hardest subjects to broach with young children, especially when you're struggling to deal with your own sorrow. But death is also an inescapable part of life, and children want to understand it and find ways to grieve that feel...

How To Help Children And Teens Deal With Grief And Loss

The first thing we need to do to help children in the grieving process, is to understand a little bit about it ourselves. (I would recommend that you read the topic "Understanding Grief" on this site). Grief is not something that we are comfortabl...

Helping Children Deal With Grief | Child Mind Institute

Most young children are aware of death, even if they don't understand it. Death is common theme in cartoons and television, and some of your child's friends may have already lost a loved one. But experiencing grief firsthand is a different and oft...

Helping A Child Cope With The Death Of A Parent

After a death, many children want to share their story. They may want to tell you what happened, where they were when they were told about the death, and what it was like for them. Telling their story is a healing experience. One of the best ways ...

Children’S Books About Death And Dying

Gentle Willow: Written for the children who might not make it through their sickness or even for the youngsters that know those children, Gentle Willow, a sensitive and emotional tale, will help handle feelings of shock, rage, and depression. It’s...

Supporting A Child When Someone Dies

Children can tell when adults are upset, so it’s best to be honest with them about what’s happened as soon as you can. This section is for adults who are supporting a grieving child. If you’re a child who has recently lost someone close, please ge...

I Don't Know How I Do It: The Moment Every Parent Dreads - How Do You Tell Your Children Their Beloved Grandpa Has Died?

By Lorraine Candy for the Daily Mail Heartbreak is the most unforgiving of emotions, infecting every part of every day, making all decisions, even the most mundane, ever more difficult to make. My husband had his heart broken three weeks ago on Su...

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Children Dealing With Bereavement

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