Posted by Irene van der Zande
on Nov 13th, 2016 in Bullying
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Kidpower Post-election safety tip #3: Reassure children and teens who are feeling afraid.
The most important thing is to tell them that you will do everything in your power to protect them from harm. Children do not have the years and decades of living through harsh political campaigns to sort out harsh rhetoric from political reality —for example, knowing that the President does not decree laws, but needs Congress to pass them. Don’t assume that you know how kids have interpreted what they...