5 Ways to Help Children Cope with Emergencies

5 Ways to Help Children Cope with Emergencies

Emergencies Also Affect Children It doesn’t matter how old your child is; they will have strong feelings during and after an emergency. For some children, the emotions show right away. They’ll display signs of distress like crying, wailing, and anger. Other children may keep their emotions inside, then react when things have settled down. The following are five ways you can help children cope when emergencies occur in their lives. 1.   Provide Attention and Reassurance When an emergency or disaster occurs, adults often become focused on the crisis itself. Even afterward, caregivers may be dealing with their struggles. Children may...

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