Dealing with Death

Helping the little ones cope and understand death.

For a list of Books for parents and kids about death, click HERE.

 

Explaining Death to Children

Help in explaining death to children.

 

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Afraid of Dying

4 year old afraid of dying

 

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Death of a Pet

Advice about helping a child deal with the death of a pet.

 

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More about fears about death and the 4 year old

More advice from parents about how to talk to children about dying

 

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Reaching "The End"

What do you do when your kids figure out that life ends?

 

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Kids, Japan, and Bad News: a Reader Responds:

An opinion piece about talking to kids about disasters.

 

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Good Riddance or What Would Atticus Say?

Talking to Kids about figures like Osama Bin Laden

 

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Should kids view an open casket?

Should you let kids view an open casket?

 

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Euthanizing a pet

Experiences of putting a beloved pet to sleep.

 

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Talking to your kids about today's school shooting (UPDATED with more resources)

I talked to someone this afternoon who said, "Park Slope Parents hasn't told me what I should tell my kids yet about the school shooting in Connecticut ."

 

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Should children go to a funeral?

Should children go to a funeral of a loved one?

 

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Helping Children Deal with the Death of a Parent

 A parent recently seekws advice on how to comfort her young niece and nephew after their father died in a freak accident. Here are some of the thoughts and suggestions from PSP Members.

 

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Members Advice: Support after a baby's death

PSP members offer advice for dealing and supporting a loved one who lost a child.

 

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Resources to Help Children Deal With Death of a Parent

Resources for kids who have experienced the death of a parent

 

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