Pet Loss: Supporting Your Child
Are you not sure how to answer your child’s questions about the death of your family pet? Concerned about how to support them in the grief? Many parents can be faced with coping with their own grief of the loss of a pet and supporting the grief of their child(ren). It is important to take care of yourself in the grief process in order to be able to be their for your child(ren) as well. Below are some tips to consider in supporting your child:
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I have been working with parents for over 10 years. I have learned a great deal from them as well as from parenting my own children. It has taught me that parenting is the most trying job there is, requires the support of a village, and with the right supports can be truly rewarding.