When a family member dies, children are often “the forgotten grievers.” In many instances, they are left to deal with them emotions alone and without proper guidance. However, this is not how child grief should be handled.
Here are some tips on helping children manage their grief:
- Encourage them to express their feelings whether in words, drawings and other means.
- Offer them comfort and hugs and think of a creative way to allow them to say goodbye to the deceased.
- Have them engage in fulfilling and charitable activities.
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