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Speaking with Children About the Tragedy in Boston

Posted by Richard DeMichele | Apr 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our Thoughts and Prayers Remain with Boston

Yesterday's explosions in Boston were horrific and tragic.  We pray pray for a swift recovery and a return to normalcy for all those families that are suffering. Explaining yesterdays events to children or answering their questions can pose a challenge to many parents.  I am not an expert on the subject nor do I profess to have an easy solution or answer.  However, I did find a good resource on The full text of the page is below (complete with links): Our thoughts go out to the victims and those injured at the Boston Marathon, as well as their families and friends. Such a horrible tragedy. Here are some tips for talking to kids about scary news: 1. Mister Rogers on scary news: 2. Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, VP of Research and Education at Sesame Workshop on how to answer children's questions about scary news: 3. Strategies for talking to kids about the news:   I hope you find the links above are helpful in assisting children cope with and understand this tragedy.

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Richard DeMichele

Richard A. DeMichele, Jr. is a seasoned litigator, devoting a substantial part of his practice to family law and personal injury matters.


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