Fewer things are harder than explaining to a young child that a beloved family member has passed away. Children in this situation often feel a wide range of emotions, from fear of their own mortality to confusion as to why he or she can no longer visit their loved one. When it comes to explaining the loss of a family member, parents should focus on remaining clear and compassionate.

If you are a parent who has recently lost a family member, use these tips to help your child understand the strange new emotions that he or she is likely feeling.

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