Tag: children understanding death

How Children May Perceive Loss and Death at Various Ages and Stages

And Ways We Can Support Them… On The Day of the Dead – or Dia de los Muertos, it seems appropriate to think about children’s understanding of one of life’s greatest mysteries at their various ages and stages. Vrrrwow… the sound of a lightsaber comes close and pokes me in the back. I have been …

Helping Our Children Understand and Deal with Death

Mostly it is loss which teaches us the worth of things. –       Arthur Schopenhauer Vrrrwow… the sound of a lightsaber comes close and pokes me in the back. I have been play-killed by my son, sometimes seen as Darth Vader, on a typical morning in our house. “You’re dead,” he says. Yet he expects me …

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