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What's the best way to tell kids that grandma is dying from cancer. They are 9 and 5.?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Grandma upstairs

There are many ways to introduce the problem of death.
I have often recommended a book called grandma upstairs. I also believe honesty is most important. Children usually know something is wrong but often won't voice there fears or concerns. Talk to them and answer any questions honestly.

In brief: Grandma upstairs

There are many ways to introduce the problem of death.
I have often recommended a book called grandma upstairs. I also believe honesty is most important. Children usually know something is wrong but often won't voice there fears or concerns. Talk to them and answer any questions honestly.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Never easy

This is never easy.
Here is a recommendation from livestrong. There are many other on-line and written resources. http://www.livestrong.com/article/201246-how-to-tell-a-child-about-the-death-of-a-loved-one/.

In brief: Never easy

This is never easy.
Here is a recommendation from livestrong. There are many other on-line and written resources. http://www.livestrong.com/article/201246-how-to-tell-a-child-about-the-death-of-a-loved-one/.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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