Tips for Talking About Death to a Child

There is no pain like that of losing a loved one, especially at a young age. After such a tragic loss, small children often experience a whirlwind of emotions for quite some time. They’re tremendously saddened, distraught, angry, and can have a lot of unanswered questions. As parents, what do we need to tell them about death and how should we approach the conversation?

How to Talk About Tragedies with Children

In the wake of the horrific shootings in Las Vegas – and because this (and other tragedies) are front and center in the news – we thought it might be helpful to share this article from our own Dr. Gramma Karen about how to talk with children about tragedies.