Rather than needing more self-control, our children need better self-regulation -- a way to understand and manage their stress and energy -- to succeed in life.
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While reassurance is OK as a first response, to really connect with your child, look them in the eye, tell them you understand what they're going through and take some deep breaths together.
For your child, the image of terrorism can be both personal and concrete, and therefore, young children especially may show signs of worry.
By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer
Published: 03/29/2013 07:14 AM EDT on LiveScience
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Whether you're talking about it with them or not, your kids are thinking about the headlines they see and hear about in the news.
Spring can be a time of renewal for our children, to open their hearts, to share their hopes, and to expand their dreams.
Normally the effects of a trauma are related to how far away one is. But with TV bringing intense images right into our homes 24/7, we are all affected -- our children, even more so.
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