Normalizing death: the heartbreaking art of learning and relearning

Today, I tell the children that the animal pelts are indeed dead. That the game warden brought them in to show us but they aren’t alive. The animals died, they were skinned (it didn’t hurt them, because they were dead) and now we are looking at their fur called pelts. We discuss the ways in… Continue reading Normalizing death: the heartbreaking art of learning and relearning