Answering kids’ questions about Ebola…

Kids have been hearing about Ebola everywhere lately, so naturally they’ve got a ton of questions – and lots of misinformation as well. It’s important that we know the correct way address concerns when they pop up so we can help alleviate any anxiety.

From the Washington Post comes this useful and well written article- 5 tips for talking to your kids about Ebola.

The writer is a professor of public health and a mom of three, and it’s packed with useful tips for discussions as well as resources you can use in the classroom… including a link to Kids Health.

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