Posts Tagged ‘grief and children’

Don’t Talk in Front of the Kids!

When a tragedy happens and the news is inundated with details of death, how much should the children be told? Death is a difficult topic for many parents to discuss, so often the topic becomes “hush-hush” and the adults work very hard not to let children know. However, most children read the tension in the…[ Read the full article ]

Helping Children Grieve

My 3 ½ year old grandson recently said to my daughter that it was time to take Grandma Adda’s dog home because “She will be sad without Dude.’ This was several weeks after her death. That brings up the question, how do you explain death to a child? A friend of mine had given me…[ Read the full article ]