How To Talk About The Ariana Grande Concert Attack With Young Girls & Boys
Though parents can do their best in the aftermath of attacks to help their children handle the horror, the repercussions can be long-term. “Really recovering from something so sudden and violent like a terrorist attack really kind of takes a lifetime,” says Terry Sears, Executive Director of Tuesday’s Children, a non-profit that was founded after 9/11 to help children whose parents died in the attacks, and has since worked to help children worldwide who have been affected by terror.
But children are nevertheless quite resilient. And children who have grown up in the age of terror are in some ways able to deal with it better than their parents.