What to tell your kids

Woman’s Day (NZ) - - Celebrity News -

Men­tal-health pro­fes­sion­als have the fol­low­ing ad­vice for par­ents strug­gling to ex­plain ter­ror­ism to their chil­dren ...

Don’t pre­tend it hasn’t hap­pened. Be hon­est. Re­as­sure them that they’re safe. Use age-ap­pro­pri­ate lan­guage. Be aware of what they are ca­pa­ble of un­der­stand­ing.

Talk about bad ac­tions, not bad peo­ple.

Try to pro­vide hope by shift­ing the fo­cus to­wards peo­ple unit­ing in the af­ter­math and the work peo­ple are do­ing to help keep oth­ers safe.

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