Talking to your kids about the US election

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Mon 14 November 2016

8 mins

Sometimes we can forget just how much our children pick up from us. Saffron Howden, editor of Crinkling Newspaper for children, says that we need to make sure they have a fuller story, not just what they get from snippets of our conversations. She takes us through how we can talk to our kids about the topic du jour - the outcome of the US election.

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