how to understand death

What Is “Dead”? How to Talk to Kids About Death

What Is “Dead”? How to Talk to Kids About Death

In our community lately, there have been a number of tragic and unexpected deaths of both adults and children. These horrible experiences have come from car accidents, avalanches, and sudden illnesses. Things that have always “happened to other peopleā€ are now hitting very close to home. The members of the community have rallied to help the families affected, but often children are confused about what this death actually means for them.