Death is one of the two things parents hate to talk about with kids (guess what's the other one…)
But Death is part of life, and just as you can't avoid it, you shouldn't avoid talking about it. In this episode, I discuss why it's so hard for us parents to talk about death with our children, and why we should get over our obstacles and talk with them about death.
- What kids can understand about Death
- How to process their emotions (or lack of emotions)
- How to tell them that a loved on has died
Resources Mentioned in The Episode
- Listen to Ep. 09 – No, Everything’s NOT OK
- The book Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death by Irvin Yalom on Amazon (Affiliate Link).
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The Apparently Parent Podcast
On this show, I share with you my perspectives and experience of parenting and psychology.
Enhance your understanding of the relationship with your child and yourself by learning about attachment, mindful and playful parenting mindset and techniques.
Listen to me sharing my knowledge and experience both as a parent and a therapist, as well as interviews with parenting experts from around the world.
Your Host – Eran Katz
I’m a clinical psychologist and parenting counselor specializing in attachment theory. I’m also the father of two children who are my best parenting teachers.
I believe that parenting is one of the most important jobs we ever do. This is why I created Apparently Parent and The Parenting MAP. My goal in life is to help as many parents as possible become 21st Century Parents, moving from chaos to harmony and building an enduring, meaningful relationship with their children.