After terror attacks, teaching our children not to hate

By Kelly Wallace, CNN

As any parent will tell you, we learn a ton from our children. Their innocence, openness and curiosity about the world often help us become better adults.

And there's probably no better time for that youthful wisdom than after a wave of terror attacks -- from Paris to Beirut to San Bernadino, California -- that has led to mounting fears and growing anti-Muslim rhetoric.

When SheKnows Media, a leading women's lifestyle media company, brought together a group of 9 and 10-year-olds to talk about what the holidays mean to them, the tweens quickly took the conversation to a whole different level. They talked about how the holiday season can be unifying, but also divisive, and how, after terror attacks such as those in Paris, groups of people are being singled out.

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