This month, let Good Housekeeping help you plan a summer trip to Bohol, bake up a storm, and even buy your own condo! All these and more in the April 2015 issue, out now.

Grab a copy now!

Good Housekeeping
Nyx Martinez, Contributor
 
February 24, 2012

10 Tips on Discussing Current Events with Your Child

FN makes a few suggestions on how to talk to your child about shocking news developments and other sensitive topics. By Nyx Martinez

Kids are naturally inquisitive—a trait that, while endearing, can also lead to uncomfortable situations for parents. And as much as we want our children to remain informed, there are some issues we might like to prevent them knowing about, at least until they've reached a certain age and level of maturity. Unfortunately, kids often have more access to media than we realize, including a tool earlier generations didn't have: the Internet. Twitter, Google, Facebook, and the like are everyday realities, which is why keeping our children in the dark is becoming an increasingly difficult task.

But is preventing them from accessing such information the right thing to do? It may be better to help them understand the issues the see and hear about, but this has to be done with a delicacy and insight that may be difficult to achieve. Check out the slide show below for 10 tips to keep in mind.

For morer parenting tips, check out these articles:


(Originally published as "News of Explosion on Passenger Bus Rocks Nation + 10 Tips for Discussing Current Events with Your Child" on Female Network)

Page 1 of 1

Join us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
COMMENTS
Name :
Email :
Website :
Comment :
Security Image
 
 
NOTE: FemaleNetwork.com is a CLEAN ZONE. Editors reserve the right to delete obscene comments.
Filter comments by:
  • Be the first one to comment...
Filter comments by:
 
 
ADVERTISEMENT
follow us
LATEST Articles
MOST READ Articles
6 Things You Should Know When Traveling With a Toddler
Always have enough diapers. Always.   Apr 15, 2015 
5 Ways to Tame your Kid’s Tantrum--Fast!
Here's what you can do before you have a meltdown of your own.  Mar 23, 2015 
10 Things Only Single Moms Will Understand
Single mom = super mom  Feb 19, 2015 
6 Reasons to Boost Your Child's Immunity
Make your child's nutrition your number one priority.  Jan 30, 2015 
10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants to Try
Spend quality family time here.   Jan 28, 2015 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT