'Come with Me' Empowers Children in the Wake of Tragedy
I love that Fred Rogers quote,“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.” I am a highly sensitive parent raising three highly sensitive children. We have learned to limit our children's exposure to news media. They are still young and the news contains messages that their emotions cannot yet process. It's simply too much sometimes. And yet, some news is impossible to avoid. Explaining tragedy to children is challenging. There is a balance between providing developmentally appropriate