Talking with Children about Death & Dying

It turns out that honesty really is the best policy

Kellyn Shoecraft
8 min readNov 20, 2019

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Image credit: Jordane Maldaner

Part II of a series in honor of Children’s Grief Awareness Day. Part I, on helping children grieve with remembrance books, may be found here.

Death and grief are notoriously awkward subjects for most adults. We are caught up in what to say and how to say it. We never know whether to…

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Kellyn Shoecraft

Navigating sibling & parent loss and trying to change the way people support each other in grief. Founder at www.hereforyou.co