How can parents prepare their children for funerals?
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Host: How can parents prepare their children for funerals? Rene Hackney: With attending funerals, parents should to really prepare children, tell them what it's going to look like, where they are going to be, who is going to be there, if it s going to be open casket or closed, then what that will be like, about how long the service will last. So, that they go into with knowing as much as they possibly can. If children are not going to funeral services or not going to family services, it s a good idea to allow that child someway to say goodbye. It may be in lighting candles for that person, or going on a walk talking about that person during the walk. Something, so that child can commemorate and be able to move forward.
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