Scary or surprising events can be frightening for everyone involved, and especially for children who may not understand what’s happened. Long after they are over, scary experiences can continue to affect children’s emotions, thoughts and behaviour.
Parents, kids will cue off you — so if you’re okay (see our tips here), they’ll be okay too...
You've got this!
For simple tips and activities on how to support kids through challenging times (as well as ideas for helping them feel good, find calm and be kind) check out Sparklers at Home.
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