Chapter 3: Funerals, memorials, and other rituals



Many parents wonder if their children should attend the gatherings that take place after someone dies. Should they take part in the funeral service? Should they be at the cremation? How do I prepare them for the attention and grief of the adults who’ll be there? 

This chapter looks at these questions and provides suggestions to prepare your children. 

Learn more about various culture's rituals around death at