Walking alongside a child through a difficult moment in their life is one of the most challenging, important, and rewarding things a loving adult can do for a child. This resource is a compilation of what is most essential about supporting children through difficult times and circumstances.
It can feel overwhelming to talk to a child about difficult things that are happening in the news. In this resource, we share suggestions for talking with a child about difficult current events, listening to a child’s feelings, and loving them during challenging times. Remember that what the child needs more than anything is a supportive adult and it is your being there that matters most.