Hurricane Irma: How to prepare for the storm with your children


Hurricanes are often scary for children, but to make the experience less traumatic, the key is getting them involved with preparation and encouraging a dialog.

Before Hurricane Irma, parents should talk to their children about their feelings and concerns. Officials suggest answering all the children’s questions while being calm and reassuring

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Here are other ways to prepare with your children: 

>>Hurricane Prep List: Print off this list of supplies and get to the store

There are also two games that your kids can play to prepare and educate them about disaster.

Read more about preparing, planning and taking action here


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