As the devastating story of the bombing at the Boston marathon unfolded, I turned on the TV news. Then I realized I have a 2-year-old. I wasn’t sure what kind of images to expect on the screen—something that could potentially scare or scar him, even at this early age.
I wish Kid President had a nightly news broadcast. But until he gets a network deal, look for kid-friendly news sources to share with your kids. It’s a great way to open up the conversation about what has happened in the world, and you will be certain the information provided will be age-appropriate. Here are some quality sites to check out:
If you want to leave your kids with one thing, Mr. Rogers’ message to “Look for the Helpers” is a beautiful sentiment that has flooded social media.