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Talking to Young Kids About Recent Violence

Whether a child you know has actually witnessed violence first hand or has seen pictures on TV, it is a difficult topic to discuss. A great resource to begin that conversation is the book, A Terrible Thing Happened by Margaret M. Holmes, published by Magination Press, imprint of the American Psychological Association. Guidelines and resources are listed in the back of the book. Ages 4-8.

Ideas Galore!

Here is an awesome site that offers parenting advice and children's literature suggestions: http://www.pragmaticsmom.com

Summer Writing

On vacation? Keep your child writing by purchasing inexpensive but interesting post cards to send to Grandma, Grandpa, cousins, other family and friends.