How to talk to your kids about the senseless violence they are seeing on their screens

how to talk to kids about violence

As another school shooting is lighting up our kids’ screens, the ‘Hard to Have; chat is here again. As parents, we need to once again confront how we talk to our kids about the violence they are either catching glimpses of on their newly acquired devices or the violence they are witnessing on TV as they walk to the living area. Whatever your younger child’s age, here are eight ‘good chat’ fundamentals for any ‘Hard-to-Have’ chat.

How to talk to your child about the war in Ukraine

how to talk to kids and teens about ukraine

Although the Russian invasion, for our kids, is playing out several thousand kilometers from home, social media can make it seem like it is all happening next door.
Tragic, frightening and violent images of the Ukraine are flooding TikTok and Insta reels. So, while your child may or may not be watching the news, they are certainly being exposed to the horror of yet another war

SA Protests : How do we talk about them to our kids and teens

talking to kids about SA protests

As cities and social media explode with anger over the violence and looting, worried parents are struggling to protect their children from seeing the worst of the violence while simultaneously explaining the ravages of poverty, anger and long-held hurts.

Gender Pronouns: Say Whaaatttt?!

Gender Pronouns: Say Whaaatttt?! Here at Klikd, we are seeing, now more than ever, our teens aren’t necessarily identifying with the sex they were assigned at birth. Some teens are choosing to transgender, meaning they identify as a different gender than the sex they were assigned and they wish to change their body to meet […]