This year has forced parents to have some necessary, albeit uncomfortable, conversations with their young children. Children today have a much different vocabulary than they did just a year ago — one that includes the words “coronavirus,” “COVID” and maybe even “pandemic.”

Helping children understand what is happening in the world is important, especially to explain how they can stay safe and protect others from the spread of a dangerous virus.

This editorial was written by Maddy McCarty, assistant managing editor of The Facts.

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