Category: Safety

Sexual abuse of kids by kids- Part three

“Preventing Your Child from Becoming a Sexual Offender” Over one-third of sexual crimes against children are committed by other kids, having serious consequences for both the offenders and their victims. Offenders are overwhelmingly male, acting out against both boys (25 … Continue reading

Her first bump on the head…

Even though I might be safety mom, I think I’ve been pretty realistic that bumps and bruises happen.  We’ve reached the point where Mary was a casualty to a bump on the head. In her quest to challenge me (I … Continue reading

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

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