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Follow up – Talking to Kids About Tough Topics

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Following yesterday’s horrific events in Boston, we asked if and how you plan to talk to your kids about an event like this. We have a follow up today with some valuable expert advice.

Boston Children’s Hospital’s “Health Blog” has some great suggestions, like:

Answer questions simply and honestly.

Limit their exposure to media…

Make sure they know that events like these are very rare.

And, I think the very best piece of advice for all of us:

Give lots of extra hugs. They will help you, too.

Click here to read the whole article, and feel free to comment below and let us know how you handle situations like this with your family.

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