While it is confronting, there’s two reasons it’s important to talk to your kids about the war between Ukraine and Russia.
Should you talk to your child about what’s happening in Ukraine?
According to two psychologists, the short answer is yes. But it’s a case-by-case basis.
There are two main reasons why it is important to talk about the conflict: to reassure anxious children and to correct misinformation.
However not all children need to know about the war, and most children don’t need all the facts.
Here two psychologists give Kidspot their tips for talking about war with kids and how to tailor the conversation to different age groups.