“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world.”

If you are trying to explain the terrible events of this past week to children, we’ve included several resources in the post below. But who better than beloved children’s expert, Mr. Rogers? See more advice here: Fred Rogers talks about Tragic Events in the News


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