We are all greatly affected by events in our world that, too often, hit close to home.  Our children are so rarely prepared to deal with this kind of stress (actually, who really is?).  The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has tips for how to help children cope with how they feel during times of crisis.  To see these tips, click on their logo below:


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My own, personal favorite tip comes from Mr. Rogers:

When I was a boy, and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will Always find people who are helping.’ — Fred Rogers

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