Helping a Grieving Parent

Its hard to see someone hurt so badly after a loss and it is natural to want to make the hurt go away. Unfortunately nothing you say or do is going to make that happen. Grieving is a natural process that we go through to help us accept a loss, especially one as devastating as a child. The parents can no longer dream of firsts, graduations, weddings and grandchildren from that child. They will deny, bargain, feel anger, and finally accept.

Don't say: You can always have another another child will not replace the one who died