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How should we talk to our children about death?

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Published: December 22, 2012

How should we talk to our children about death?

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Visitor Comments: 7

(4) SayIDidIt™, December 25, 2013 2:48 AM

We had a bed time discussion about ... death!!

WOW! This clip got me laughing!!!

(3) Pene, December 25, 2012 10:18 PM

not the end of the story

I saw this episode and later Grandpa explains it better.

(2) Tonna, December 24, 2012 2:51 PM

Thank you!

Thank you for this video...you made me smile at a subject that is difficult to smile at! This is indeed a tricky subject to discuss with a child, as I have experienced myself all too recently. After losing both my father and my husband w/in the span of almost exactly 3 months...there has not been a whole lot of smiling lately...thank you for bringing some my way! :)

(1) Anonymous, December 24, 2012 3:05 AM

I'm not sure but...

I cannot say what is the correct way, but children should realize that death is not the end. From this clip it sounds like the kid doesn't realize that death doesn't mean that all that's left of us is a body for worms to eat. Rather death is an entranceway into olam haba, a wonderful place. It depends on the child though on how one would approach the topic.

Jonathan, December 24, 2012 1:36 PM

YES - YOU DO NOT KNOW THE CHILD!

AS YOU DO NOT KNOW THE CHILD, HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT WHAT THE FATHER SAID WAS'NT THE RIGHT THING? HE OBVIOUSLY KNOWS HIS SON AND THEREFORE NEW HOW TO EXPLAIN THIS TO HIM.

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