There you are in the car . . . Grandma has passed away and you are on your way to her house to gather with family, wash her body, prepare her for vigil. Your 5 year old asks you: How did grandma die? You think back to last week’s post. You have a few immediate […]

Birth & Mothering, DIY Death, Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual

August 9, 2010

How do I talk to my children about death? part 2

Q: How do I talk to my kids about death? I mean how do I even talk to myself about death – especially in front of others? What if I hurt my children by talking about death? or curse them, or frighten them? A: We finally left the Humane Society with a god, I mean, […]

Birth & Mothering, DIY Death, knowledge is a single point which the ignorant have multiplied - Hadith, Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual

April 25, 2010

How do I talk to my children about death?

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