Fostering Resiliency in Kids

Fostering Resiliency in Kids

Growing up in a single-parent home, with a mother who struggled with alcoholism and other mental health issues, meant my sister and I witnessed more at a tender age then we should have. As a result, we were mature beyond our years, we learned to overcome, and we...
Helping Children Cope with Trauma

Helping Children Cope with Trauma

As I continue to hear stories of loss and trauma – many involving children – and listen to the helicopters fly above transporting people to our hospital, I wanted to offer 10 quick reminders of how we can talk to children about disasters. 1. Be present...