You don’t have time to sift through thousands of parenting articles, blog posts, news items and cute pictures every week. Yet you also don’t want to miss information that could really help you through the daily perils and pleasures of life with kids. So, here are a few of the best stories we found this week.
Talking to Your Children About Traumatic Events
How to discuss Ebola with your children
There is no shortage of scary news right now, from the stock market to the crisis in the Middle East and Ebola. As you’ve heard in our classes, children are excellent observers but poor interpreters and, as a result, kids and adults will react differently to information overload. As Alyson Schafer suggests, “Your attitude can be infectious.” The two articles above are valuable ones on the topics of talking to your kids about traumatic events and about Ebola.
Gotta Love No-Drama Discipline
What to Say Instead of “Good Job”
Dear Mom of High School Freshman
Thanks very much for including our post and blog in your roundup.
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