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We Need To Talk About The Funeral - 101 Practical Ways To Commemorate And Celebrate A Life
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to make an appointment or for a chat without obligation.
It is a good idea to encourage bereaved children to be involved in the preparations for the funeral and the funeral itself, without making it an obligation. A close death is unsettling and can make a child feel powerless. Research has shown that they benefit from involvement. It is generally not advisable to 'protect' children from the reality of death, but instead to give them clear and factual information suitable to their age, avoiding confusion and scope to imagine things and to discuss the funeral arrangements with them.
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