Help Children Cope with Crisis


“Limit TV, Watch Your Own Behavior, Encourage Them to Do Volunteer Work.”

This facebook post from Save the Children can help children during crises, such as the recent tragedies in Boston and West, Texas. Children are affected by our reactions, news coverage and a feeling of hopelessness. Save the Children gave some expert tips on how to help children cope in times of crises.

Limit TV

Listen to Your Children

Reassure Them

Watch Your Own Behavior

Notice Any Significant Changes in Their Behavior

Give Them Extra Time and Attention

Help Children Return to a Normal Routine

Encourage Them to Do Volunteer Work

I have discussed the sorrowful events with my oldest son, and think that seeking volunteer opportunities is a humbling lesson.



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