To friend the teacher or not to friend the teacher, that is the question. The school year is right around the corner and the safety of all children is on the forefront of our minds. We think its time for all parents to think about boundaries between students and their teachers.
Something is happening in Florida…something very dangerous, very wrong, and it involves our children and youth. Child sex trafficking – the very phrase makes people tend to look the other way and believe their children could never be victimized by such crimes. Yet these crimes are happening in our own communities and to our own…
As technology continues to develop at a breakneck pace and with the recent death of the brilliant and innovative Steve Jobs, I found myself pondering the incredible advances that have been made since I was born in 1967.
My 9 year old daughter is starting third grade in a new school. I hear through the grapevine that the children in the class have been together since first grade. So over the summer I gently coached my daughter about making new friends. I suggested that although she is a newbie herself, she should also reach out to the other new kids in the class. My daughter is a good listener and she does just that.
With the recent news that longtime Subway sandwich pitchman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child abuse images that he knew had been secretly produced by the former director of his charitable foundation, we at KidSafe Foundation could not let this moment…
It’s an incredibly tragic story that we see too often on the news, especially during the a hot summer months – a young child dead due to an adult forgetting about them in the car.
What can parents do to protect their children? To help answer that question, KidSafe Foundation in collaboration with Kristi Kernal of The OAASIS (Oregon Abuse Advocates & Survivors in Service) Organization in Oregon is continuing the important discussion of child sexual abuse by trusted adults in our schools.
Along with the wonder and excitement of the upcoming holidays, comes some increased stress and worry.
For years crimes against children have been perpetrated. For years domestic violence has existed, but not until our sports heroes were revealed as perpetrators has it caused a national media storm like it has right now. Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, and Adrian Peterson are just some of the athletes who have been revered and looked…
When you hear Jerry Sandusky talk, it is “pedophile speak.”