A day does not go by without story after horrible story of child abuse in the news. We don’t know how you feel about it, but it seems to us it’s getting worse. As Child Safety Experts and Co-founders of KidSafe Foundation, our mission is "to educate adults and children to prevent child abuse." However, after teaching over 30,000 children and providing our seminars, … [Read more...] about What You Can Do To Prevent Child Abuse
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. Teachers are in the position of role model for our children, no matter what your children’s … [Read more...] about Why Teachers Should Not “Friend” Their Students on Facebook
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 children. Our kids are not for sale – and the more … [Read more...] about Our Kids Are Not For Sale – Keeping Your Kids Safe
As technology continues to develop at a breakneck pace, I found myself pondering the incredible advances that have been made since I was born in 1967. In today's world, our lives are techno and if you’re not in it or on it, you’re just not with it. Not only can we talk to our friends and family near and far, we can video chat, send a quick text, remember someone’s … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Technology Desensitize Your Kids
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 … [Read more...] about Are You Setting Your Child Up to be a Victim of Bullying?