How to talk to your kids about traumatic events

  • 26/02/2020

Christchurch Mosque shooting, the recent fatal drowning of a 7-year-old in Napier and the death of Hannah Baxter and her three kids in a car fire.

What do all these things have in common?

They're all traumatic events covered by news outlets leaving the potential for our young ones to see on TV screens. 

As adults, some of these events leave even us shocked… so how exactly do we talk to our kids about these traumatic events unfolding right in front of us. 

Parenting Place Communications Expert Dave Atkinson spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.