Talking to Your Kids About Traumatic Events

It's difficult enough for adults to understand traumatic events, but how do you explain the news to children? When psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me on this special episode of Mondays With Marlo, she advised that, even though they might have heard the news from another source, that you sit down with your kids and give them the facts. Let your kids ask you questions, and be honest in your answers, but spare them the grisly details.