Tips on How to Explain Death to a Child

October 20, 2014

One of the difficult task is to explain death of a family member to a childIf a family member or a loved one dies, one of the most difficult tasks is explaining death to a child. As a parent, uncle, grandma or a close family friend, how can you possible help a child go through the grieving process? NFDA grief educator and minister Victor M. Parachin shares some do’s and don’ts when talking to children about death.
–          Although it may be very hard to break the news, do be honest when talking to a child about death.
–          Allow your children to express their feelings.
–          Be a good listener.
–          Never hide your grief from the children.
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