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Explaining Death to a Child

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The other day, my toddler wanted to know where his daddy’s mommy was.  She died ten years ago of cancer, and I was stunned that he was already sensing the absent family connection.  How young is too young to explain death?  Experts agree that the correct terminology is a good place to start.  ‘Passing away’, ‘expiring’ or ‘putting down’ simply…