7 Tips in the Wake of School Shootings or Tragedy

Though difficult, it is essential that parents, teachers and caregivers stabilize themselves after a tragedy occurs, so that they can create a solid foundation for their children. Here are some tips to help us cope when faced with unbearable situations.


How To Help Your Teen Cope With The Newtown Tragedy

It is difficult to talk with teens on a good day, and far harder after the horrific tragedy in Newtown, Conn. It is important to begin your conversation by being calm and collected, open to hear whatever your teen may say.


The Frightening New Normal For A 14-Year-Old

Imagine the Newtown tragedy through the eyes of an impressionable 14-year-old. She was just born when Columbine happened and was too young to understand 9/11. A little bit more seeped in when Virginia tech occurred, and then there were more shootings at malls and movie theaters. Now this.