Category: Safety

Sexual abuse of kids by kids— Part two

“Protecting Kids from Other Kids” We’ve taken the problem of child sexual abuse very seriously, as evidenced by a 38 percent decline in the incidence of abuse from 1993 to 2006 according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human … Continue reading

Seriously…breath-holding spells???

I do whatever I can to keep Mary safe – it is my job.  But that little girl is strong-headed and is trying, even at 12 months – to get her way! This week has dealt us our scariest moment … Continue reading

Sexual abuse of kids by kids

We’ve gone way beyond warning our kids about “stranger danger,” recognizing that 90 percent of sexual abuse victims know the offender. What is less recognized is that 36 percent of the time sexual offenses against kids are committed by other … Continue reading

Nobody wins if somebody gets hurt

Playing a sport is a great way for children to find friends who stick by them through the good and the bad times. Unfortunately, for many young athletes, the bad times come more often than they should. Nearly 2,000 children … Continue reading

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