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Helping Children Cope

Helping Young Ones Feel Safe in these Uncertain Times

Paul Singer | Posted 12.17.2016 | Education
Paul Singer

As an educator, I can't influence policy in schools other than my own, but I can encourage parents of young children to take a few simple steps to help their young ones feel safe and secure.

How to Help Children Cope With Tragedy

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.17.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

If our children don't view coverage of tragic events on television, they may hear about them from classmates or teachers. How can parents cope with their own anxieties while reassuring their children that they are safe?

Confront Your Own Memories To Help Your Child Cope

Leslie King, LCSW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie King, LCSW

So how can a parent best help their child through one of life's inevitable heartaches, even as their own heart is breaking? The key is to begin with a thoughtful recognition of all the lingering sadness and wounds we ourselves may be carrying around inside.