What is happening in the Middle East is deplorable, what can children do? How about making cards for soldiers? This is what a young girl in Florida is doing with her friends and her dog!
Or check out: sharejustonething.com, you or your child can be matched with an IDF soldier to write a note of support. Feeling overwhelmed, this is a small, but meaningful way to help.
This is an important way to model positive upstanding to your children or with your children.
Or look at these resources provided by The Hewitt School:
*How To Talk To Kids about Violence, Crime and War-Common Sense Media
*What to Say to Kids When the News is Scary-National Public Radio
*Talking to Children About Violence-National Association of School Psychologists
This is the time to teach your children that when someone is being mean to a friend to stand up and say, "I don't like the way you are speaking to my friend." and walk away with your friend.
Teach your kids to be up standers, find the right school, contact Wendy Levey Consulting, we've got this, all things education preschool through high school.