Child Grief Counseling Program Article on Children and the Dying

Great article regarding children and visiting a dying loved one.  It is important to include children in the grieving process as well.  Please also review our Child Grief Counseling Program

Helping children grieve by visiting the dying is important decision by parents
Helping children grieve by visiting the dying is important decision by parents

The article, Five ways to prepare young children to visit a loved one who is dying,  by Jessica Hinton states

“Death and dying can be scary and uncomfortable subjects, so parents understandably may shy away from them and wonder if it’s a good idea to take their children to visit a relative or loved one in the hospital or a hospice facility. I wrestled with this when my grandmother was dying and ultimately chose to take my children to visit her in the hospital in her final days. I don’t regret that choice, because it gave the kids a chance to get to know her and also helped them start to understand that death is a normal part of life.”

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