When do kids understand death?

When do kids understand death?

 

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My five year old daughter is very affectionate and very considerate towards children and grownups. For this i have always thought she had a good understanding of emotions, but the other day i couldn’t help but feel a little deflated at Ava’s reaction when she found out that her new fish Crumb had died a day after her having him.

After winning Crumb at a local fayer,  Read more

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Thriving through the terrible two’s!

Thriving through the terrible two’s!

 

 

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Apparently, the terrible twos are a normal stage in a toddler’s development. It’s when they struggle between their reliance on adults and their desire for independence, but after having such a happy and even-tempered first baby, i thought it was all a myth! Oh, how wrong was I…  Read more