Parenting Through Tragedy and a 24 Hour News Cycle

This morning children went to school in Newtown Connecticut and were slain by a madman. Perhaps an evil man, perhaps both. Children were slain, adults were slain and the preliminary news is horrific. It will actually get worse. Something else will happen, because with the advent of a 24 hour news cycle we will need to fill some gaps. There will be debates about this, there will be stories about how to talk to your children in the wake of a tragedy. There will be debates about gun control and body armor. …