It would be easy to think that the world is falling to pieces.
In the past decade, we’ve had earthquakes, tsunamis, a global financial crisis, terror attacks and pandemics. Actually, just the last couple of years have been pretty eventful – the last couple of months, in fact! It's no wonder we're all feeling a little frazzled.
As a parent, you might be wondering how to guide your children through scary events and how to talk to them about bad news. We know that open communication is a great policy, but is there such a thing as too open? Just how do we 'chat' about life's tougher moments?
Here are three tips to help your family to navigate through unforeseen, disastrous and downright frightening events: