Shootings, terrorist attacks and natural disasters. It's impossible to turn on the news without something upsetting coming on.
Naturally our kids are exposed to this too.
While it's great for them to care about what's going on in the world it's also scary for them when they see things like last week's London attacks.
So how do you juggle the good with the bad?
Parenting expert Vanessa spoke to Duncan Garner.
Watch the video for the full interview.