How Do We Explain Death to Our Children?

Death is hard. Even as Christians who believe in eternal life, death can be difficult. Death can also seem like a complex topic to discuss with your children, but while there are times to shield them from death and dying, we should prepare them to face what happens to every living creature here on earth.

However, finding the right words or time to talk about death can seem insurmountable, especially when you might be struggling with your own grief. How can we explain death to our children? Here are my suggestions.

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