Offers parents advice for helping children suffering from a loss through the grieving process, emphasizing the role faith plays in healing.
Teaching children how to deal with death can be a difficult process, but it can be made easier by following certain guidelines. In Parenting a Grieving Child, author Mary DeTurris Poust offers practical advice for parents helping children through the grieving process, whether it's the loss of a parent, the death of a sibling, even the death of a pet. Stories from real parents enhance the information and offer hope for healing. Written from a faith perspective, the book emphasizes the role of religion in grieving and healing. Parents also learn how to deal with their children's emotions and help them face the reality and finality of death and begin healing.