• How can we protect our children from being too scared, whilst also helping them understand what's happening in Ukraine?

  • Counsellor Natasha Wellfare, who works with families, parents and children, offers her advice

Further reading

It's normal to feel anxious about Ukraine: how to protect yourself from overwhelm

8 ways to protect children in times of grief

5 mindfulness tips to boost resilience in teens

Teaching your children to self-soothe and manage big emotions