Talking to Children about Death

14082013Recently there has been a surge of interest and encouragement for people to begin talking about death and dying. A ‘taboo’ subject in most cultures, the call is for people to become more comfortable with the topic. If this is such a difficult topic for adults to talk about, how should we talk about death with children?

Talking to children about death is something all parents have to face at some stage. Like most complex topics, this is a conversation that is best done outside of a crisis, over time, giving the child small bits of information as they need and ask for it…read more

From ehospice’s International Children’s edition.