He said he is not making the shooting the center of his family's life but is not pretending it didn't happen, either.
Newtown, Conn., trying to give children a sense of normalcy →
"We did Christmas; we had our lights here; we've tried to make things as normal as possible," he said. "But we also went down to see the memorials. I don't want to shield them from it. I want to let them grieve in their own way."