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How Can I Help My 7-Year-Old Daughter Cope with the Death of Our Beloved Family Dog?

How Can I Help My 7-Year-Old Daughter Cope with the Death of Our Beloved Family Dog?

A mom writes in asking for advice on how to help her 7-year-old daughter cope with the death of their family dog. This mom says her daughter has experienced an unfortunate amount of grief and loss in her life, and as a result, the family has always been honest about death. But the recent loss of their family dog, who had been her daughter’s “protector,” has become a great source of sadness. She says her daughter will randomly start bawling thinking about the dog. How can this mom help her young daughter process the grief?

Dad Grills Mom After She Forgets To Talk About Dead Son

Dad Lambastes Mom After She Forgets To Tell Others Of Her Dead Son When Talking About Her Kids

One mother who lost her oldest son reveals how the most challenging aspect of grief was relating to other parents — but the way she interacted with one mom had her husband feeling like she was attempting to erase their son out of their life story.