Personal Safety

The Gift of Fear

The Gift of Fear (courtesy of Gavin de Becker) Covid-19 is frightening. And because of Covid’s impact on our daily lives, the decisions parents must sometimes make regarding their kids may be also be harmful and, in the extreme, traumatic. During the pandemic, parents must sometimes make quick decisions regarding child care. When that happens,…

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Hiring Caregivers For Back to School 2020 – Think Pandemic and Personal Safety

Amazing how quickly our worlds have been turned upside down. We were all hoping for a return to normalcy once summer ended.  This we know is not happening.  So what are parents to do? There are a ton of scenarios that parents and caregivers are sharing with us as we head “Back to School. ”…

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State by State Guidelines for Leaving Kids Home Alone

Click Here to find out what your state’s guidelines are for leaving kids home alone.

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Vetting and Hiring Caregivers During Summer 2020 – Think Pandemic and Personal Safety

Amazing how quickly our worlds have been turned upside down. We were all looking for a return to normalcy to occur once online/home schooling ended. For most of us this is not going to happen. Camps, understandably, are not opening up as they can not ensure the safety of our kids and their employees. So…

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We Need Our Kids To Know They Can Come To Us About Anything

  We often assume that if our child has a problem they would come to us no matter their age. But often a child/teen might hold back from talking with you about something important because they do not want to add to your burden.  It is imperative, especially in these times when we are under…

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Your Child’s Personal Safety During COVID-19

Vulnerable children become more vulnerable, people that feel powerless are less empowered, and a general stress that complicates life is in the air; this is life during COVID-19. KidSafe has been careful to not over-communicate with parents and caregivers on how to manage this difficult time.  However, it is actually a really opportune time to…

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Is my child ready to Halloween trick or treat with their friends?

COVID-19 or no COVID-19, I am hearing from parents around the country that Trick or Treating will be happening. A little bit of normalcy would be nice for families right now. So if your child is asking to Trick or Treat with their friends – here are some helpful tips. To figure out if they…

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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 keep a child silent. We know from survivors, many of whom only ‘shared their secret’ as an adult that they were afraid to tell. We…

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