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Talking to Kids About Death

Death is not an easy thing for any of us to fully grasp. So how do we explain the loss of a loved one to our children? Families.com says parents must be firm in explaining the situation's reality, but flexible in allowing them to deal with it in their own way. We can't shield our kids from death, but we can do our best to start them with a healthy perspective on it. Find out the best ways to broach the topic with children.

Posted: 12/14/07