Bunny slippers: A Childs Loss and Grief

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I am currently reading ‘When Children Grieve’ to assist me in helping my young daughter come to terms with the loss of our dog, whom she still misses after nearly two years.

I am about a third of the way through and just finished the chapter entitled ‘Looking at Myth 6: Time Heals All Wounds’ when P comes into the room and asks ‘Where are my bunny slippers?’

An image of a pair of too-small, fluffy pink slipper-boots, last seen six months ago on their way to the charity shop flits across my mind, and I hesitate. Continue reading