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Helping Teens Regain Emotional Safety After School Shooting Tragedy

The school shooting in Florida yesterday is a terrible tragedy, and unfortunately, it is one that hits close to home for all teenagers. When tragic events occur, many parents feel uncertain about how best to talk to their children. Here are some ideas from experts: Stay Calm. Your child will mirror your reaction. If you sound anxious, your teen will

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Talking to Teens about the Tragic School Shooting

Middle Earth extends our deepest sympathy to those who lost loved ones in the tragic school shooting in Connecticut on December 14th. As the nation mourns, Americans everywhere are suffering from feelings of insecurity. Because our media is so far-reaching, there is little doubt that your teen has heard about this tragedy from the Internet, friends, school, TV or other

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