(For older children, see also Adolescent Grief)
HospiceNet – Talking to Children About Death
National Institutes of Health – Talking to Children About Death
American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychology – Children and Grief
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement – The Club No One Wants to Join: A Dozen Lessons I've Learned from Grieving Children and Adolescents
GriefHealing.Com – Explaining the Funeral/Memorial Service to Your Child
American Hospice Foundation – Writing a Condolence Note to a Grieving Child or Adolescent
PBS Kids' It's My Life – Dealing with Death: When Someone is Sick
PBS Kids' It's My Life – Dealing with Death: When a Friend is Grieving
The Dougy Center – Help for Kids
National Institutes of Health – Talking to Children About Death (PDF)
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Helping Children Cope with Suicide Loss
New York Life Foundation – A Child in Grief
Sesame Workshop – When Families Grieve
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Cobb, R. (2013). Missing Mommy. New York: Henry Holt and Company.
Emswiler, J. & Emswiler, M.A. (2000). Guiding Your Child Through Grief. Bantam.
Fitzgerald, H. (2003). The Grieving Child: A Parent’s Guide. Fireside.
Grollman, E. (1991). Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child. Beacon Press.
Thomas, P. (2001). I Miss You: A First Look at Death. Barron’s Educational Series.
Silverman, P. (1999). Never Too Young to
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