How to Talk to Your Kids About ISIS - The Daily Beast

by Parent Co. April 27, 2015

"While I certainly have no grand, sure-shot sure way to prevent the next copycat from cooking up a plot in his bedroom orpacking her bags for the Turkish-Syrian border, the argument for exposing kids to bloody news is not unlike the bored immune system theory, which suggests early exposure to germs prevent the child’s body from mistakenly turning autoimmune wars on itself or waging battles on innocent peanuts."

How to Talk to Your Kids About ISIS - The Daily Beast.


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