Talking about the Unthinkable: Conversing with Kids About School Shootings

It’s a sad new normal: school shootings happen in the United States. According to Everytown For Gun Safety there have been at least 63 incidents of gunfire on school grounds in 2018. Still, statistically, your child is very safe from gunfire at school. But, between the number of shootings and the amplified media coverage of them, it’s understandable if your child has heard about these tragedies and, as a parent, you are getting some tough questions from them.

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