- After tragedies, parents struggle with what to tell their children
- Parenting experts say the age and temperament of a child is a key factor in the decision
- Reassurance is one of the most important things a parent can provide, experts say
(CNN)After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?