04/16/2013 12:56 pm ET

How To Talk To Kids About The Boston Marathon Bombing, Age By Age


We all watched in horror and disbelief after learning that two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday in what is believed to be a terrorist attack. As parents struggle to process the news, it's hard to know what to say about this tragic event to our kids. We talked to Russell T. Jones, Ph.D., director of the Stress and Coping Lab at Virginia Tech, who assisted students in healing after the 2007 shootings there, to find out what to say, age by age.

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