In the Wake of Sandy Hook: Helping Our Broken Hearts

Here's a guide about how to be a role model and talk to your children about the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Hug, talk. If they're afraid to go to school, here's what to tell them.

By Debra K. Waranch, LCSW-C, Therapy Services

If you are like me, all of my waking hours, I’ve been asking myself:  How can we make sense of what happened on Friday, December 14th, in Newtown, Connecticut?

The most direct answer is, we can’t.

We know the facts. Twenty little children, ages 6 and 7, were killed that morning.

The gunman’s mother ... read more


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