Why Watching the Sad Part of the Movie is OK

Disney movies are a hallmark of childhood.  I loved them and my boys did too.  But I always wondered why Disney chooses to kill off parents in seemingly every single movie. Bambi (mother shot), The Fox and the Hound (mother shot), Jungle Book (mother killed by tiger), Tarzan (mother killed by leopard), The Hunchback ofRead more

Five Things You Can Do To Help Your Child Through The Death of A Pet

Pets are important members of the family and to some young children, the family pet is more like a furry brother or sister.  This makes it even harder to explain when a beloved pet dies.  For many children, the death of a pet may be the first experience they have with death and dying.  BecauseRead more