Karin Bronkhorst, Educational Psychologist, says you must combine being honest with your children and also protect them from things that might harm them.
When we are upset our kids can pick up on that and if we don’t learn how to deal with that they will never be able to deal with their own issues.— Karin Bronkhorst, Educational Psychologist.
Bronkhorst argued that there needs to be a balance between talking age appropriate issues with children.
The by psychologist says leaning into their sadness and being comfortable with it, children learn resilience.
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