Bergen County child therapy

What Do You Tell Your Children about Death?

In light of what happened in our Bergen County, Northern NJ community that Mars & Venus is a part of: In most families, parents don’t think about explaining death to their children until a relative dies. In the past, when people were born and died at home, death was a natural part of everyday life and children took part in that event with everybody else. Today it is important to be aware that an understanding of death does not enter a child’s picture of the world by itself. Children have to be told about death. It will make sorrow and death much easier for a child to deal with if

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