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  • Podcasts for Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Hello everyone, it’s been a while! Once again it is April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month. As you can imagine, this is an important time of the year for us here at Parenting Safe Children and for all parents as well. I have recently done a couple of podcast interviews, feel free to have…

  • Bathroom Panic

    I’ve been asked many questions about transgender men and women using bathrooms and parental concerns about sexual abuse. The questions themselves sometime imply that transgender people are more likely to abuse and this reminds me of a similar myth that is still perpetuated about Gay men. Fact Check: Gender identity and same sexual orientation are…

  • PSC Launches Parenting Safe Children ONLINE Workshop

    I am thrilled to announce the Parenting Safe Children Online Workshop, so parents and families across the United States and overseas have access to my popular program for raising children with strong body pride and for building communities that are off limits to child sexual abuse. The New Online WorkshopBased on the Parenting Safe Children…

  • Speaking With Your Pediatrician

    by a Colorado MomI took my eight-year-old daughter to the doctor because she was having some irritation around her vagina. I talked with her ahead of time and said that the doctor may need to look at her vagina. I repeated, as I have in the past, that it’s okay because I’ll be with her…

  • How I Stopped a Man Who Was Grooming

    By Melina Stock, Chicago MomYears before I had my own son, I was working as a nanny for a family who had three young daughters. During that time, it was discovered that a classmate of their eldest daughter, Bea, (name changed to protect her anonymity) was being sexually abused by a family member. Bea’s parents…

  • 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,…