How to talk to kids about Uvalde

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2022
From The Center
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We're all scrambling for ways to help when tragedy strikes. Here’s one big way: Help ease kids through the awfulness.

Listen to them. Be honest with them. Take "news breaks" with them.

Why it matters: Kids often simply need to talk things out and know someone — anyone — is listening.

Schools around the country did something yesterday that would have been unimaginable a generation ago:

They sent home pointers about how to talk to kids about mass tragedy, as parents and teachers navigate the aftermath of Uvalde.

With help from Axios Local reporters coast to coast, Finish...

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