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10 Tips on Supporting Children through Crisis

10 Tips to Help Kids Cope with Tragedy

I am numb with disbelief and sorrow. Unimaginable and yet, all too real. The tragedy yesterday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut could have happened anywhere. My town, in fact, used to be named Newtown long ago.

I received this timely advice from an organization not far from Newtown and wanted to share. I hope this helps you and your children during these terrible times.

I will be posting later on what we, as parents, can do to get tougher gun control laws. But first things first. Hug your children tight. Help them through this tragic news. And then, later, let’s all try to do something about it. Read more…