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From Sandy Hook To Boston Marathon: How To Talk To Your Kids?

SHAILA on April 18, 2013

Children get their news from various sources today. How do you talk to your kids about tragedies like Sandy Hook and Boston Marathon? Or should you even bring up the topic? Should you entertain a discussion and listen to what they have to say. 

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Here is a list of valuable sources that you can rely on for advice. 

1. Watch this video from Common Sense Media.

2. Read these tips from the National Association of School Psychologists.

3. Check out these suggestions from the American Psychological Association on helping your kids manage distressing news.

We hope you find this helpful. Our hearts go out to the families impacted by these events.

Shaila is a blogger at Mobicip - the most popular internet filter for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, iPad mini, Android-based tablets and smartphones, Kindle Fire, and Windows laptops. Shaila loves to write about mobile learning and the impact of technology and the internet on family, school and business.

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