Provided by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This fact sheet provides tips that parents can use to talk to their children and teens about how they are feeling and changes to holiday celebrations and traditions. It also shares tips that families can use to make this holiday season still feel special, including creative ways in which families can stay connected to loved ones and friends.

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