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First Name Basis Podcast

Apr 27, 2021

Current events are always tough, and it seems like they’ve been especially brutal and heart-breaking lately. Here are 5 tips for talking to children about the hard things going on around them and what they hear on the news. 

  1. If you can, prepare for the conversation with another adult 
  2. Start by asking open-ended questions
  3. Tell the truth, age appropriately 
  4. Center the conversation around your values
  5. Help them feel safe 


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