Guidance on Speaking with Children About Death
Speaking about the loss of a loved one can be difficult for anyone, and communicating with kids about death can be even more of a challenge. If you’re planning to bring your child to a memorial park or funeral service following the death of a family member, then watch this video for guidance on speaking with children about death.
As a parent, it’s important to be completely honest with kids about what has happened. Delivering the news of the loss of a loved one should be transparent and straightforward, but at the same time, developmentally appropriate. When speaking with young children, be prepared to answer the same questions repeatedly and consistently.
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