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Talking to Kids about Terror Attacks

TALKING to KIDS about TERROR Attacks? It is almost unavoidable that children will hear or see information related to events such as the terror attacks in Nice, France. Keep in mind they often pick things up from social media, YouTube, and TV news promos (especially during school holidays)... Some Tips: 1. Avoid child access to visual details of the event (such as on the constantly streaming news). Young kids can't distinguish time, distance and nationality - they see such footage and often think it is happening right here! 2. Avoid explanations that make them feel unsafe (don't blame terrorists, ethnicities, religions, crazy people, sick people, etc...) All this does is make kids afraid