The Islamic State warned in a new video on Monday that countries taking part in airstrikes against Syria would suffer the same fate as France and said, “we will strike America at its center in Washington.”
Well, I live in Washington, about five blocks from the U.S. Capitol, as I did during 9/11. My one child was ten at the time, and I thought a lot about preparedness.
One idea helped me then and is helping me now: While the threat to Washington is high, the threat to any one person is low.
Here are tips for parents and educators on talking about the Paris attacks with children, from The Washington Post.