The influx of migrant children has dominated the airwaves for weeks now. For many adults, the thought of children traveling hundreds of miles on their own only to be detained in freezing cold holding cells is heartbreaking.
Now imagine how scary it is to think about when you are a kid yourself. So how should we be talking about current events with our own families?
Christine Ristaino is a senior lecturer in the Italian Studies Program at Emory University and also a mom. She's been giving this issue a lot of thought, and she joins Take Two to talk about how she broached the subject with her kids.