News of shootings, bombings or other tragedies leave communities grappling with grief, loss and anger.
People ask why God would let something so devastating happen. Parents struggle with answering their kids’ complex questions about fear and death issues and even with letting their kids go back to school.
We want to help you with your grief, give parents tools to help their children cope, and show you how to help those in your community find a way to process what has happened.
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Reach a counselor at 1-855-771-HELP (4357)
Parenting Children Through Trauma
It’s Okay to Cry
When a child experiences loss, whether it be small (a broken toy) or traumatic (death of a friend or family member), he or she needs to know: it’s okay to cry. Here is practical advice and assurance borne of years of experience that will equip you to assist those you love to grieve and to heal.
How To Help
Parenting in the Midst of Tragedy
Nothing will eliminate the pain that you or your children have suffered, but there are steps you can take to help your family face those circumstances with courage and confidence. This downloadable PDF booklet offers clear brief tips for such difficult circumstances.