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May 25, 2022

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Talking with Kids About What's Going On in the World

Tell the children the truth.

– Bob Marley –

Talking with Kids About What’s Going On in the World

“”Mom, I’m feeling nervous, my 12-year-old daughter shared one night as I tucked her into bed. “Are you just having nervous feelings or are you thinking about something?” I asked. “Ukraine,” she replied. I asked if she wanted to talk about it. She didn’t.”I just want you to tell me a story–a happy story–to help me fall asleep.” In that moment, I found myself going through the eternal parenting struggle–the struggle of wanting to do or say the right thing and not knowing exactly what that was.” In this thoughtful piece Shauna Tominey offers five pointers on how to talk with kids about the difficult realities of our current world. { read more }

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For more – check out this interview with Maya Angelou on resilience and children. { more }

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