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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Toddler Tip: Answering Tough Questions From Your Child

With the Tough Stuff, Start Small and Simple 

When talking about hard stuff with your young children, stick to the truth. When your child asks a hard question such as, how did the baby get into your stomach, where do you go when you die, or what does it mean to be dead (it can be hard to talk about dinosaurs without this coming up), you can better understand what they are asking by answering with a question. 

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