How to help children deal with the death of a pet

Posted on February 1st, 2016
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Pets are important members of our families. We take care of them, sometimes from a very young age. We live with them, sleep with them, and we love them. When they die, all members of the family are affected. The unconditional love they give is sorely missed. We deal with the sadness in different ways, […]

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Helping Children through the Funeral Process

Posted on July 5th, 2015
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“How can I help my children deal with grief? Should they go to and participate in the funeral?” The most important thing you can do to help children though the funeral process is to talk to them. Children need honest, clear and gentle answers to their questions, and an opportunity to express their emotions. Allow […]

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