Anxiety about weather?

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Anxiety about weather?
Fri, 05-24-2013 - 3:48pm

We moved out of the midwest years ago, but that hasn't removed any anxiety from two of my boys with regards to the weather and natural disasters.  I still get questions from both of them about tornados, hurricanes, etc.  It's hard to tell them that you are safe, because there really isn't any part of the world that isn't at risk for something.  

With the tornados in Oklahoma, there has been talk in the news about anxiety over the weather, here is one of them: 

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/05/21/weather-worries-can-threaten-a-childs-mental-health

How do you handle it if your child is having anxiety like this?