I would welcome some ideas on how to help young children, both are between 6 - 10, with grieving. My father passed away 8 months ago, after having lived with us for 2.5 years. My children were amazingly strong through his final days and funeral, and even in the months after. They saw his body at the funeral, and we all cried together in the months after. Recently, my daughter cried saying she just wants Grandpa's "shell" back. I realize now that we focused on telling them that Grandpa was alive in heaven, and it is just a shell that has died. I'm heartbroken for them, for all of us, all over again. We lost a wonderful father, grandfather, friend. Maybe they are sensing my sorrow during the holidays. We clearly still have some healing to do. I would welcome any ideas on how to help my children grieve.