45. Strategies for Talking about Tragedy and Death

Uncategorized Jul 15, 2021

The death of a loved one, a tragedy in the world, someone we love getting diagnosed with a terminal illness, none of these our easy conversations.

Our goal as Mom is to protect our children right, we want to shield them from the things that will be difficult for them, of course, that is normal, but you and I both know that it isn’t reality.

Part of what makes it difficult to discuss a tragic situation or event with our children might be because there are often so many unknowns and we ourselves are experiencing our own emotions.

When we are talking about social circumstances or ways of the world, you have to decide whether it is important and appropriate for your child.

Help them understand that there is not a right or wrong way to feel when someone dies.