Parenting a Grieving Child: Helping Children Find Faith, Hope, and Healing After the Loss of a Loved One

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Loyola Press, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 117 pages
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Teaching children how to deal with death can be a difficult process, but it can be made easier by following certain guidelines. In Parenting a Grieving Child, author Mary DeTurris Poust offers practical advice for parents helping children through the grieving process, whether it's the loss of a parent, the death of a sibling, even the death of a pet. Stories from real parents enhance the information and offer hope for healing.

 

 

Written from a faith perspective, the book emphasizes the role of religion in grieving and healing. Parents also learn how to deal with their children's emotions and help them face the reality and finality of death and begin healing.
 

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For children, understanding death and grief can be overwhelming. Drawing on personal experience and expert advice, author Mary DeTurris Poust offers this practical guide for parents helping children ... Read full review

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Mary DeTurris Poust is an award-winning freelance writer and columnist with eighteen years experience. Her writing focuses on family life issues and has been widely published in national media. She lives with her husband and children in upstate New York.

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