HuffPost Live: Nanny Stabbing

There are no words to describe the horrific story unfolding for the Krim family in New York City.  Marina Krim returned from a swimming class with her three year old daughter to find her six year old and two year old stabbed…allegedly by the nanny who was considered a member of the family.  The nanny was found holding the bloody knife in her hands, her own throat slit as well.  While the nanny remains on life support, the children were pronounced dead at the hospital.

As far as “parent’s worst nightmares” go…this probably tops the list.  While this particular kind of incident is most likely very rare, it does bring up many emotions and questions for parents everywhere.

We discussed many of these emotions on HuffPost Live today.  Take a look.

Please send thoughts and prayers to the Krim family as they try to move forward from this devastating situation.

About Katie

Katie Hurley is a Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychotherapist and Parenting Expert in Los Angeles, CA. She works in private practice in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, writes for PBS Parents, Washington Post Parents, and the Huffington Post. She is the author of "The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2015) and "No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls" (Penguin Random House, 2018)