Temenos Journal II

December 16, 2012

What to tell children when tragedy strikes….

Mr. Rogers had a calming influence on children and parents.

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world.

–Fred Rogers

Helpful link:

http://fci.org/new-site/par-tragic-events.html

mrrogers

Advertisements

1 Comment »

  1. Thank you for this, Genie. I think those words are helpful and comforting to say to adults as well.

    Comment by Stacy Alexander, Writer/Artist — April 16, 2013 @ 3:24 pm |Reply


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: