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10 Tips to Talk to Kids About A Tragedy

10 Tips to Talk to Kids About A Tragedy

Michele Borba February 16, 2018 0

How to Talk to Kids About a Tragedy  Another school shooting. All of us-including our children-are trying to make sense of the unimaginable. But how do we talk to kids about tragedy? If you’re

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Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Talking to Kids About Tragedies

Michele Borba June 13, 2016 0

“Dear Dr. Borba: My eight-year old is so upset by the terrorist attack in Orlando. He saw the television news. Now he’s afraid to let me out of his sight and cried when his daddy left for

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10 Tools to Help Kids Manage Fear and Be Less Anxious

10 Tools to Help Kids Manage Fear and Be Less Anxious

Michele Borba March 17, 2014 0

Bombings, tornadoes, terrorist alerts, hurricanes, school shootings, super storms have boosted all our jitters lately, but don’t forget our children. I’ve received dozens of parent emails and media calls these past few days asking

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Helping Kids Cope with the Death of Friends and Classmates

Helping Kids Cope with the Death of Friends and Classmates

Michele Borba December 14, 2012 0

How to explain a tragic death of a classmate to their peers and friends Last year a  tragic fire touched the Windward School community in Connecticut –three children and their grandparents perished. This week

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