How to Talk to Your Kids About the Boston Marathon Tragedy

We wish we knew some way to make horrors like what happened in Boston Monday afternoon easier to understand — for adults, let alone for kids. Fortunately, the always-comforting Fred Rogers had some good ideas, and we can’t pretend to know better than Mr. Rogers:

All of us at GeekDad would like to express our condolences for the victims of the Boston tragedy and their loved ones, and our solidarity with them and residents of Boston.

Matt Blum is Editor-in-Chief of GeekDad. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two kids, all of whom are also geeks. In his day job Matt is a software engineer, and his many geeky interests include science fiction, the Muppets, LEGO, board games, video games, and bacon.