Finding the right way to speak with a child or teenager about death, war or terrible uncertainty is not easy. It is our job as parents to reassure our children even when we ourselves are feeling vulnerable. We want to be truthful but not give them more information than they need or can digest. We want to create a feeling of safety but also instill in them an understanding of our imperfect world.
It is a difficult balance, and it can be helpful to have a few general guidelines. visithttps://cjfsbham.org/talking-to-children-about-difficult-topics/ for tips to guide you in these conversations.