Children are precious. They are our greatest resource – our future. How we treat them shapes our future. How we talk to children influences who they become.
When we talk to children about death, we carry great weight with our words. They form their beliefs about death through their experiences and our conversations with them.
Take care to attend to their needs. They will be influenced greatly by your willingness to suffer for their betterment.
Please watch this video by Janet Childs, co-founder of the Centre for Living with Dying, about talking with children about death: