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  • Your Top 10 Questions About Body Safety

    Your Top 10 Questions About Body Safety

    1.  At what age should I begin talking with my kids about body-safety?  It’s never too early or too late to start talking with children about their body safety, as long as the information is age-appropriate andpresented without fear. For example, when you’re bathing your 18-month-old daughter, you might say: “Mommy is cleaning your back…

  • Playdates – Matching Expectations about Body Safety

    I have used this video – Inviting Another Parent onto Your Prevention Team – in the Parenting Safe Children workshop to model how a parent might match expectations with another parent about body safety, before their kids play together.The mom initiating the conversation asks some questions, shares her child’s body-safety rules, and invites discussion. She acknowledges the…

  • How is Your Child’s School Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse?

    Talking with the Director Just as you would talk with the director about curriculum, teachers, meals, and play safety, it’s also important to ask about policies and practices that will help to keep your kids safe from sexual abuse. There have been far too many cases of sexual abuse in schools, to let this topic, however uncomfortable,…

  • How to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse – Infographic

    April is Child Abuse Prevention month, and this How to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse infographic from Parenting Safe Children shows you how to keep your children safe from sexual abuse. It debunks common myths, offers “must teach” body-safety rules, and gives you specific questions for screening caregivers. Do your child a favor and check it out!   How…