• Tricia Thornton

Resources to Help Children and Caregivers When the News is Scary

Here is a collection of articles and books to use when you are trying to help a child when the news all around them is quite scary and uncertain.



Helping Children with Tragic Events in the News

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/helping-children-with-tragic-events-in-the-news?fbclid=IwAR305W8nh5Q770TDZUpmDvHwhzbcemblnjzespr_zX9viIo_amDVEmA-6pU#.Yo2iMOXCNzU.facebook


Talking to Kids About Current Events

https://www.onoursleeves.org/mental-wellness-tools-guides/conversation-starters/talking-to-children-about-current-events


Helping School-Age Children with Traumatic Grief: Tips for Caregivers

https://www.nctsn.org/resources/helping-school-age-children-traumatic-grief-tips-caregivers?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=image&utm_campaign=nctsn-rapid-response&utm_term=Uvalde&fbclid=IwAR34Z3ic0Yx26HZxAVdu0aob4ROl4uYrkT3QsWjWn-4QqGi6iUzPW52rxhI


What to Do When the News Scares You: A Kid's Guide to Understanding Current Events

https://www.amightygirl.com/what-to-do-news-scares-you?fbclid=IwAR2JwO40-YJK6ScZqrOdO-8RPChsuutRJONJmK-CJCdKbUFr_aBz5KVN3es


How to talk to children about difficult news

https://www.apa.org/topics/journalism-facts/talking-children




A few articles I have written that can be applicable:


Self-Care: Is It a Trend or Is It Here to Stay?

https://www.triciathorntontherapy.com/post/self-care-is-it-a-trend-or-is-it-here-to-stay


The Magic of B's: How to Be Bold, to Believe and Be Beautiful

https://www.triciathorntontherapy.com/post/the-magic-of-b-s-how-to-be-bold-to-believe-and-be-beautiful


Being a Constant Parent in a Changing World

https://www.triciathorntontherapy.com/post/being-a-constant-parent-in-a-changing-world




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