Parenting

Tips for children to talk about the shooting


Nowadays, the better coping skills are more important for preschoolers which help them to know how to cope on their own. Due to heavy physical aches and pains, the teens and early teens are under stress and they tend to become apathetic about school. So, the children of early age may not want to go school earlier and experience a fear in school performance. This kind of stress will make fear about school and home responsibilities when they frighten about disasters and tragedies. Sometimes, the older teens are also feeling helpless, often if they cannot help for the adult. They tend to express their emotions in relations to tragedies and disasters. However, the parents should take responsibility to focus on these teen’s behaviors after they return from school.

img157

In general, there are lots of things involved in helping your child cope with a school shooting. The first thing is talking with your children and listens to their fears and concerns. Even you should not discount any of these feelings rather you ask them if they have feared about classmates talking that might be dangerous to the child in the school. However, it is a great discussion starter to talk with the teens and also how important it is for an adult. IF you have a child, it is also important to reassure the stress by asking questions to your child. IF your child’s answer should be honest then no need to worry otherwise you should be careful. This is also most important to maintain with your child daily as much as possible.

img158

If your child develops a fear of school, you should advise them, which is so rare and never happened in future. You must be remembered that, the middle childhood kids have normal excessive fears about the schools and other new places so the parents should take a special care of their children and help them to understand the importance of themselves from it. Some of the useful tips for kids to cope with school disasters are given below,

img159

  • First, you should encourage your children to speak and walk with a friend or a group of friends. If your child feels shy, you make them talk with neighbors and set up a buddy system.
  • Even the neighborhood has someone to walk to school with your child.
  • Teach your kids to never walk behind the bus and also make sure to cross in front of the bus when the bus driver sees them.
  • You should plan a route for your child and ask them to use to walk to school from home.
  • You should also warn your child to never deviate from that route.
  • You practice the route with your child and make them known what exact places have potential dangers and how to avoid them.
  • You should also teach your child to never talk to strangers.
  • You teach your kids how to follow traffic signals and the importance of following them at all times.

img161

Therefore, these are all important tips and steps for children to cope with school disasters and help them to cope with all these situations.