How to talk to kids about tragic events

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By Kelly Wallace, CNN (CNN)After a horrific event like the shooting in San Bernardino or the Paris attacks, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can’t make sense of ourselves? “When we feel ourselves bombarded by images of brutal, ruthless violence and evidence of unbridled hate, the question of how to protect our children is a complex one,” said Dr. Claudia Gold, a pediatrician, infant mental health specialist and author of “Keeping Your Child in Mind: Overcoming Defiance, Tantrums … Continued