How To Talk To Your Kids About Violence

How To Talk To Your Kids About Violence

AP DALLAS SHOOTINGS PROTEST DALLAS A USA TX“Mommy, Is a killer still on the loose?”

He hadn’t even had a chance to wipe the sleepiness from his gaze. ¬†Yet fear was written all over his face.

My innocent child-awash in the violent reality that shattered our world overnight.

Drowning in fear and insecurity – he’s looking to me for answers.

Yet, I was grappling to gasp my own emotional breathe, my still-unprocessed grief and our new gut-wrenching reality we call our world.

How was I to answer his questions? What will I say to all my boys?

Here’s some tips for talking to your kids about violence.