Natural disasters, while natural, can certainly be cause for concern. While the world continues to reel with news of the 8.9 Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, don’t be surprised if your son or daughter is feeling the impact too. Even if you live in an area physically untouched by this event.
With steady news coverage your kids are bound to have heard at least something about this huge event… and depending on your child’s age and awareness level, could be causing them some alarm. I urge you to be sensitive to their concern, honest with what you share and open to them needing a bit more reassurance than usual from you. Continue reading