Communication

Q: I am worried that my daughter’s friend is being sexually abused, what should I do?

Reporting Child Abuse To answer this question let’s start with the technical (official). By law, if a citizen 18 and older in the state of Florida (and many other states)…

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Does Your Child Keep Secrets?

Good and Bad Secrets There is a specific importance to Secrets when it comes to your child’s personal safety. Predators depend on a child ‘keeping the secret’ for them to…

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Q: How do we talk about touch with our kids?

A: It is much easier to talk about all sorts of touch with our kids if we have a name for it. Let’s start with Safe Touch. Mom! Bryan hit…

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Q: How do I start talking with my kids about their body boundaries and consent?

A: Don’t Force Your Child to Hug or Kiss People Let your child know that they have the right to decide when and whom they want to hug. This is…

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Q: How do I start talking with my kids about their body boundaries?

A: Start With Private Parts Body boundaries are healthy limits you help your child establish about their private parts and what kind of touching from others is safe or unsafe….

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Q: How can I talk to my child about their body?

A: My Body is Special and Belongs to Me This message is one you must continually convey to your child from a very young age. It is a simple sentence…

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Q: Does your child know who they can go to for help?

A: Children who know they have a core group of people that have their back (research says having just one can save a child) are more secure, independent and resilient….

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Q: When should I give my child a cell phone?

A: Deciding to allow your child to have a cell phone is a big decision. There are pros and cons. There is no perfect age as to when to give…

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