When talking to children about loss, honesty is the best policy. Learning about death instead of being sheltered from it is important learning process in the life of a child,
The article, Honesty, plain language are key to explaining death and grief to kids, by BRANDIE WEIKLE states,
“No one here gets out alive.
Perhaps a few astronauts and billionaire pioneers will depart to redder pastures on Mars. But for the rest of us, our time on earth will come to a more conventional end.”