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children being exposed to the horrors of war.
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Sticker - Make the World Safe for Children
War With Iraq
What had been building for months now is a reality. The U.S. and its
allies have taken on Saddam Hussein in a war seen by some as a quest
for oil, as a chance for democracy to flourish by others. But what
does it mean to you? How do you handle it? What do you tell your
children? Read more about it in our Health Insight.
Parents Struggle To Explain War To Kids
It can be a dilemma for parents: How do you shield a child from the
horrors of war when its images are everywhere -- on TV, in newspapers
American Red Cross
Urges Families, Schools, Businesses To Prepare As Terror Threat Level
Since America's terror threat level was raised to 'High/Orange,' the
American Red Cross is urging families and individuals across the
nation to make appropriate preparations according to the Red Cross
Recommendations for the Homeland Security Advisory System, available
Talking To Your Children About War
As adults struggle to cope with war in Iraq, they must remember that
their children are watching, experts said. Read the story and
comments from a Harvard physician.
Children About War And Terrorism (3/11/03)
Once again, parents and teachers are faced with the challenge of
discussing the threat of terrorism and the prospect of war with their
children. Although these are understandably difficult conversations,
they are also extremely important. Keep in mind, there is no "right"
or "wrong" way to have these discussions.
Source: American Psychiatric Association, www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/EMIHC251/29785/35167/361959.html?d=dmtICNNews
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Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy
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