How to Talk to Kids About Difficult News & Tragedies

After tragic events like police shootings and acts of terrorism, parents often struggle with finding the right words to say to their children. Where should you start? What information should you share and what should you filter? How can you talk about something you can't make sense of yourself?

To help with these difficult conversations, our friends at the American Psychological Association provide a guide, here:


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