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Talking to Children About Death

How I Talked to My Daughter About Death

Elizabeth Flora Ross | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Elizabeth Flora Ross

He hugged her back, and looked at me. His eyes were watery. I was not sure if it was from tears or not. She climbed down and said, "We should go so BaBop can rest."

The Challenge of Being Present With My Daughter As My Father Is Dying

Elizabeth Flora Ross | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Elizabeth Flora Ross

It is so strange to go about your normal day-to-day activities when one of your loved ones is slowly dying. I find parenting to be particularly challenging right now. Being present with my daughter is hard. So is being patient. I am distracted. Full of emotions. On the edge.

Carie's Return

Suzanne Clores | Posted 07.26.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Clores

"You know your daughter really misses her." Delphina's eyes were open now. I knew this. "No, I mean really misses her. Talks to her every day and every night. Cries about her. Who is Ella?"

Carie's Ghost

Suzanne Clores | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Suzanne Clores

What if you and daddy both get sick and die? Who will take care of me? Where will you go?

Talking To Children About Evil

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

When do you think we ought to begin discussing the reality of unnatural deaths with our children?