Category Archives: Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention

Can We Talk? Back to School Safety

For some students the school year has already begun, while others are apprehensively awaiting the arrival of their own. All over the country  parents are reminding their children not to talk to strangers. You’re reminding them to do their best, work hard, and do what their teachers tell them. Teachers have been met and after-school arrangements have been made. You’ve given them the tools to be academically successful. You’ve taught them how to stay safe on the playground and on the trek to and from school. Keep Reading

Debating Sentencing for Child Porn? Really?

I ran across a USA Today article about how people who are in possession of child pornography are being handed harsher sentences than people who sexually abuse/rape children. Being debated is whether or not the punishments are too severe. Here’s a bit from the article: Keep Reading

Name It!

I’m not a parent, but I am told by my many friends who are parents that one of the toughest things to do is have “the talk” with their children. It’s embarrassing. They feel like they’re robbing their children’s innocence. It’s embarrassing. It’s an admission that their babies are growing up. It’s embarrassing. And so on.

Did you know one of the best ways to protect your child is Keep Reading

Leave No Gray Areas

Children need us to be very specific. Otherwise, they are left to try and read between the lines themselves, and they don’t always have enough information to be able to make good choices. Besides specificity (I love that word!) they need repetition. Keep Reading