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How to make your kids feel safe when they’re scared

By Natalie Bascur As a parent, you can feel helpless when your children tell you they are scared, especially when you can’t entirely reassure them that their fears are unwarranted. For many mamas and papas, these catastrophic Aussie bushfires have been the first time we’ve actually experiencing a disaster – …

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How to explain the bushfire crisis to your kids

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor My one-year-old daughter is obvs too young to understand or even know that Australia is fighting catastrophic f*cking bushfires, so when my three-year-old nephew asked me about it – I was caught off guard and wasn’t entirely sure what to say. Later that day, …