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Dealing with Grief – Children

Oriental sex free, and children express grief differently than adults. Books included on this list will help children understand the emotions they are feeling and help them to find ways to cope with their grief."}” data-sheets-userformat=”{"2":513,"3":{"1":0},"12":0}”>Grief is a normal reaction to losing someone we love, and children express grief differently than adults. Books included on this list will help children understand the emotions they are feeling and help them to find ways to cope with their grief.

This book helps boys and girls understand that death is a natural complement to life, and that grief and a sense of loss are normal feelings for them to have following a loved one’s death.

This heartwarming story delivers a very simple approach to overcoming the fear of loneliness or separation from parents, written with an imaginative flair that children can easily identify with and remember.

Readers will learn what grief is and how it is different for each person. Readers are encouraged to accept their feelings and talk them out with the people in their support system.

Grieving over the death of a special person, a young child creates a memory box to keep mementos and written memories of the loved one. Includes a guide for parents with information from a Christian perspective on helping manage the complex and difficult emotions children feel when they lose someone they love, as well as suggestions on how to create their own memory box.

Honest and straightforward, this touching story explores the many emotions a bereaved child may experience, from anger and guilt to sadness and bewilderment. Ultimately, Missing Mommy focuses on the positive–the recognition that the child is not alone but still part of a family that loves and supports him.

When a loved one dies, it can be hard to know how to explain it to a young child, particularly if you are grieving the loss yourself. This book explains death in developmentally appropriate terms for two-and three-year-old children. It reassures the child that it is okay to feel sad, and that love never dies.

A picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of death in a way that is gentle, age-appropriate, and comforting.

This book touches on many of the emotions that a child might feel during this difficult time, including grief, guilt, and fear, and offers advice on how to talk about these feelings. Some of the changes that may occur in a child’s life after the death of a parent are also discussed.

When Mom or Dad dies, children grieve deeply. This book shows how to encourage them to share their feelings, let them know how to heal, and respond in a loving and supportive way.

Designed to help children cope with the loss of a loved one and find comfort during this stressful and difficult time.

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