Top Tips on supporting children who are grieving - This is the second of two posts focusing on children's experiences of grief. Here Carol Lee provides an overview of how you can support a child who is grieving. From ensuring an honest approach to providing opportunities for tactile play, we have some top tips here for parents and nannies.
Talking to children about death is never easy. Often, we don't think about doing it until a close relative dies. Some families try to protect children by 'softening' the reality of death, an approach which experts agree can do more harm than good. Here, Carol Lee draws on her own experiences following the death of her children's father, Andy.