Talking to Children About Tragedies

The headlines are filled with bad news from all over the country. It is almost impossible to shield our children from what is happening around us. Here are some articles that outline some age appropriate ways to talk to children about tragedies.

Information from PBS

The Today show

Information from the American Psychological Association

Information from CNN

Article from the Dougy Center, a childhood grief resource in Portland, Oregon

Helpful information from the Child Mind Institute

A police widow’s thoughts after the Dallas shootings