Death of a Sibling : Issues for the Grieving Child By Robin Fiorelli
When a sibling dies, the surviving child reacts both to the loss of his or her sibling and to the change in behavior and grief process of his or her parents. A sibling's grief response may be longer or shorter than the parents', and the sibling may have a different understanding of the death. Siblings often are asked numerous questions about their brother or sister's death by their peers and other adults. This can feel overwhelming to a child.
When My Brother Died By Jenece Amella
Sitting at the kitchen table, facing the sliding glass door that leads to my backyard, I close my eyes and take a deep breath, exhaling steadily. I am peaceful and relaxed.