DeathAndDying 

Celebrity deaths and family resolutions

I was at the neighbourhood Starbuck's yesterday afternoon, finishing the cold dregs of a soy tazo chai latte, when I clicked over to ParentDish to skim through the late-day posts. Sandy Maple's post about Heath Ledger's death was the first post I...

Explaining death and dying to children

An article in the current issue of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians recently noted what we all thought: the death of a parent or loved one is one of the most stressful events a child can face. An honest word, a smile, and time spent together with...

Goodnight, Cancer Baby

CancerBaby died yesterday. Thank you, Amy, for telling us. CancerBaby was thirty-three years old and cancer ravaged her and took her before she could have the one thing she wanted more than anything else in her life: A baby. It seems incredibly...

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