Introducing the Concept of Death to Children

February 14, 2014

a tibetan childrenIntroducing the concept of death to children can be quite difficult for many parents. In particular, there really isn’t a manual telling which is the best conversation starter for the said topic, or the best age for the child to be given a better context of death.

In an article from, it is stated that there are various ideas on how adults can explain the concept of death to children depending on their personality, age, and level of understanding. Advice was also quoted from various experts, such as behavioral therapist Janet Lehman and David R. Castro-Blanco, an associate professor in the department of clinical psychology at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.
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