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PostPosted: Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:00 am    Post subject: Helping your child cope with alarming world events Reply with quote

When the News Is Scary

Helping your child cope with alarming world events

The news can be frightening to kids -- especially in the uncertain climate created by global terrorist attacks and, more recently, the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. But even traffic reports take on a scary edge when something out of the ordinary happens. School-age kids are old enough to understand what's being said on the TV or radio, but some may think those endless replays of the same event mean it's happening all over again, says U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy, coauthor of THE ANGRY CHILD. Here, some effective ways to help kids handle the worst of what's happening.

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