Things have progressed apace since I posted this. Not in a good way. Being in responsible, yet obviously funky, mama mode I explained to the children that Grandad wasn't going to get well. Princess C-W eyes started to glisten but d/boy was in complete 'ready to go to school NOW' mode and just nodded when I asked if he understood.
When discussing it with Giovanna she raised a point that had not occurred to me. Once the inevitable happens we will have to face the questions about what happens afterwards. I was a little bit gobsmacked because I was so caught up in the immediate situation that addressing the 'after' was something I had given little thought too and none whatsoever as to what my children might think.
Due to life circumstances I have done a lot of thinking about what happens when it all finishes. And at some point in the very near future I have to explain that to and discuss that with my children. After much consideration I have become enamoured of the Terry Pratchett 'DiscWorld' theory of The Afterlife. It is what we have believed it will be during our life.
What do y'all think?