# You are the best person to talk with your child about what has happened. You don't need a professional to break bad news--your child would rather hear it from his parents. (although YOU might feel better if YOU talk to someone first--practicing what you're going to say is a great idea.)
# Don't hide the truth, and don't delay too long before telling your child pertinent details.
# Regarding funerals, there are a lot of good reasons to allow your child to attend the funeral, including: