The Tears Still Fall

The Tears Still Fall

by Allison Lefrak 

The Tears Still Fall was originally published on December 28, 2012 by MomsRising.org. It has been reprinted with permission. 

Two weeks after the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, I am struggling to determine the reasons why my feelings about it are still so raw. There is no other national tragedy that has affected me so deeply. 

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How To Explain Death To A Child

by Allison LaTona

Dealing with death is difficult at any age. Specifically, parents often feel great anxiety when they have to explain death to a young child. Many children first experience death when a family pet passes away and how a parent handles this situation can deeply affect a child's sense of security.

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