When someone close to you passes away, your entire network of family and friends are likely to be affected. Even if a death was expected, this is bound to be an emotionally turbulent time, and feeling overwhelmed, confused and stressed are all natural process as we grieve. For children, however, the grieving process can be even more confusing and distressing, especially if it … [Read more...] about How Do You Talk to Children About Death?
Children's books deal with every aspect of life, including childhood grief and anxiety. A review of two books published in 2017 that handle these topics admirably. Note: I received review copies of both books featured in this post. All opinions are my own. Using Books to Help Children Cope with Anxiety Most children feel at least some anxiety, and for many … [Read more...] about Using Children’s Literature to Address Childhood Grief and Anxiety