Parenting Resource

Shelter from the Storm: A Parent Guide

Download Files Dec 5, 2016

Living through a disaster like a tornado or hurricane can stir up so many emotions in grown-ups, so imagine what it might be like for a very young child.

Shelter from the Storm: A Parent Guide will help caregivers support their young child following a tornado, hurricane, or other scary event that a community may experience.


This guide includes tips for supporting a child during the event as well as following the event, with special guidance for understanding new or challenging behaviors that might be of concern to a parent. While supporting their child, many parents forget to take care of themselves. This guide also provides tips for self-care while caring for others.

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