A Parents Guide to Talking to Kids About Violence

    November 6, 2017

    Talking to kids about violence


    If you’re anything like us, you’re never quite sure how to approach sensitive topics with your kids.

    For instance, how do you talk to them about things like the deadly church shooting that happened in Texas over the weekend? Do you say anything at all? What if their friends talk to them about it first?

    If you’re looking for a helpful resource to get you started, we’ve got you covered. Continue Reading

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