Teaching your kids these life-saving skills is so important during this uncertain time.
Online safety is great and necessary, but even more important is teaching kids about online grooming and how it could be dangerous.
In this video, I break down how online grooming can lead to child trafficking.
I talk about what parents need to teach beyond the basics of online safety.
What some of the red flags of grooming are.
And how to talk to kids about it so that they don't fall prey.
If you have questions or want to know more, connect with me. You can always find me at email@example.com
You can also learn more about the links I mention here:
GET THE SAFETY NETWORK GUIDE + POSTER:
WATCH THE VIDEO ON WHAT TO DO IF A PREDATOR TRIED TO CONTACT YOUR CHILD: https://www.consentparenting.com/blog/the-first-step-to-do-if-a-predator-contacts-your-child
This week I was interviewed by Wake Up with Marci to talk about the fact that a lot of parents are seeking alternative forms of daycare, which includes having friends and family babysit.
What no one is really talking about, is how this can be a vulnerable time for children to face higher rates of abuse due to the issues parents are facing currently.
I know it seems like a hard subject, but we must educate ourselves.
In this interview, you will learn what grooming is.
What are signs to look for from the perpetrator?
What are the signs we can look for in our children?
And how to empower our kids to know their body is not to be touched without permission, that there are boundaries and who they can go to if ever needed.
And so much more...
April is Child Abuse Prevention month. With the COVID-19...
ABUSE PREVENTION TOOLKIT: A safety network is a MUST in your abuse prevention toolkit. Here are the reasons why:
- Your child needs to know that they have other adults/peers in their life that they can turn to if they need help and you (as the primary caregiver) are either unavailable or they can't turn to you for any number of reasons.
- They may be put in a position where they are bribed, threatened or
So what do you need to create a safety-network?
You need to have 3 to 5 adults (can include one peer) and one of those adults needs to be someone that is NOT family.
Your child should help you select who they feel are the trusted adults that can be included in the safety-network.
once you have your list, you need to then ask those adults/peers if they are willing to be in your family's safety- network and what that will mean if they agree.
What it will mean is that they are accessible to reach by phone or in-person and that if they can't be accessible that they can reach out to...
90% of Child Sexual Abuse Happens At The Hands Of Persons That Kids + Parents Know, Like/Love + Trust
My EASY-TO-USE guide empowers you to create an EFFECTIVE SAFETY NETWORK for your family to help protect them from abuse!