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How to talk to your children about ‘Dark Knight’ shooting

How to talk to your children about ‘Dark Knight’ shooting

By Vince Horiuchi
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jul 20, 2012 09:55PM MDT

For many parents who are taking their kids to see “The Dark Knight Rises” this weekend, there may be two burning questions in the wake of the shooting at a Colorado movie theater that left 12 dead.
Do you tell them about it? And if so, how?
According to two psychologists who specialize in childhood development, parents definitely should broach the subject.
“It is most likely kids will hear about this one way or another, and it would be confusing for them to not know what other people are talking...

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