American Family

coping with tragedy

Explaining recent events to our children can be very tough. Meanwhile, we are trying to deal with it ourselves. Here is a collection of advice and resources to help families cope.


young children

Dr. Cindy Nurik

talking with kids

Talking to your children

parent soup

Talking to your kids


Strategies to help them understand

family dynamics

Ways to make them feel safe again

How kids can help

Helping kids cope with disaster



American Psychological Association