Find Meaningful Ways to Include Children in Your Wedding Ceremony
Children in a wedding can be adorable and unpredictable. Check out some helpful tips that will make the process easier.
Wedding cartoon by Dave Walker on CartoonChurch.com
The wedding service - instructions for guests. Wedding cartoon by cartoonist Dave Walker. Licences available for reuse of this picture, and see the rest of the website for many more church cartoons.
Loss from a child's perspective
For many children and young people the death of a parent, caregiver, sibling or grandparent is an experience they are faced with early in life. It is sometimes incorrectly assumed that a child or young person who is bereaved by the death of someone close at a young age will not be greatly affected as they are too young to understand the full implications of death. This is untrue and unhelpful. Even babies are able to experience loss. A baby cannot cognitively process the implications of the…
Children and young people and funerals
Going to the funeral One of the most frequently asked questions by parents, caregivers and people who support bereaved children and young people is, “Should I take my child / young person to the funeral?” In most cases we would say that a child or young person should be given the choice to go to the funeral / cremation if they want to, unless there are particular religious, cultural or family reasons not to.