Originally posted by Beth Chung on the North Shore Pediatric Therapy Blog

Natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and tornadoes can be frightening and concerning for adults, so imagine how confusing and scary they can be for young children! When talking to children about natural disasters, there is a fine line between honestly and explaining them in an age-appropriate way and going into too much detail that can worry a child.

Here's how to can approach talking to your young child about natural disasters in a clear calm way.