Finding Comfort


Mother and daughter cuddling, eyes closed You might not be able to take the hurt away. And it’s all right to let your child know that you don’t have all the answers. But being honest, listening to, and validating feelings, and even relying on your cultural and religious beliefs, can provide children with the reassurance they need.

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