Coping With Death of Loved Ones

April 2, 2009 by  
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Dear Dr. Vicki, We recently had 2 deaths in the family, my aunt and a family friend, which my (7 year old) daughter was close to. I told her about my aunt but I have not told her about the family friend because the deaths were within a week of each other. Did I make the right decision about not telling her right away? If so, when do I tell her? If not, how do I handle it? Dear Caring Parent: I am... 

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