How to Explain the Death of a Child to Strangers?

Answer The circumstances behind of the death of a child will always be known to friends and relatives of the bereaved parents who also, inevitably, will need to confront the question of what to say when t... Read More »

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How to Explain Death to a Child?

An editor has suggested that this article be merged with:"How to Talk to Your Children About Death" Per the merge policy, if these topics are determined to be similar but distinct, then the article... Read More »

How do I explain to strangers why I am a vegetarian without being offensive?

You shouldn't have to worry about what other people think about what you eat. It's your life and you should be able to eat whatever you want to. If they react that's their own problem...

How do you warn a child about strangers?

I would suggest using the concept of "bad guys." You can introduce the idea, talk about it a little, and leave it. Come back to it another time, check what the child remembers, say a little more, a... Read More »

How do you explain war and death to a five year old?

Wow Lindsey! I can’t imagine what you are going through. I’m so sorry!I have had to speak to my students about death several times but when it came to war it was very difficult for me. Septembe... Read More »