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Monday, March 14, 2011

Talking to Your Child About the Earthquake in Japan

While we are all devistated by the recent destruction in Japan, many of our children have never faced a tragedy of this magnitude before.  This new exposure often comes with questions and concerns from our young ones.  Now, more than ever, children are being exposed to the harsh realties of this destruction thru a constant stream of media, Internet access, and social networks.  Good or bad, it is what they are being exposed to.  So please take a minute to read up on how YOU should handle things with the children in your life.

[Source: The Kids Doctor]

The powerful and frightening images emerging from the earthquake in Japan can cause children to worry about their own safety, and the safety of their family and friends.

There’s a good chance your children are asking plenty of questions and harboring some very real fears about whether or not the same thing could happen in your hometown.  Read the full story...

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