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How Should We Parent in an Era of Climate Disaster? ‘He Just Cried for a While.’ This Is My Reality of Parenting During a Climate Disaster.
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Two days before Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana in late August, Sarah DeBacher was trying to get her kids to stop dawdling and start packing. She needed them to understand the urgency of why they had to evacuate their home in Holy Cross, a neighborhood in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans.Two days before Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana in late August, Sarah DeBacher was trying to get her kids to stop dawdling and start packing. She needed them to understand the urgency of why they had to evacuate their home in Holy Cross, a neighborhood in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans.
When her younger son, Charlie, 7, asked what might happen if they didn’t leave, DeBacher told them that during Hurricane Katrina a man had drowned in the house they now live in. She hadn’t planned to tell her kids this grim fact — it just slipped out.When her younger son, Charlie, 7, asked what might happen if they didn’t leave, DeBacher told them that during Hurricane Katrina a man had drowned in the house they now live in. She hadn’t planned to tell her kids this grim fact — it just slipped out.
Listen to DeBacher, an educator and mother, wrestle with the hard talks she’s been having with her kids about climate change these last few weeks while displaced from their home. She wonders what should come next, for her family and all of us.Listen to DeBacher, an educator and mother, wrestle with the hard talks she’s been having with her kids about climate change these last few weeks while displaced from their home. She wonders what should come next, for her family and all of us.
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