Talking to Your Child about Their Wishes
I asked, “So Lydia, what you think you would want if you did die?”
The mom of a 9-year old daughter with cancer shares how she and her daughter began an honest conversation about what might happen. They discussed burial site, cremation vs casket, the funeral, and ideas about the after-life. The conversation enabled great peace of mind.
Those conversations ended up being my saving grace because then I had no regrets.
The mom of a daughter who died at age 9 from cancer shares pieces of conversations she had with her dying daughter about their sadness, their love, their thoughts about death. The conversations weren't scary at all. "They let me know what Lydia needed, and wanted, and have helped in the healing process."