With bad news available 24/7, if it’s hard for adults to stay optimistic, how are kids meant to do it? Is there ever a good time to watch the news with your children? And if you’ve got teenagers, how do you stop them getting down and stressed about the world?
Maggie Dent talks to psychologist and stress reduction practitioner (yes, that’s a thing!) Sean Panambalana about the dangers of ‘doom scrolling’ and how to help your child engage meaningfully in the news cycle.
To hear Maggie’s top tips on how to talk to kids about news, scroll to 14:30.