The sexual abuse of children is a difficult, but important, topic to discuss.
It’s normal to feel reluctant to be away from your child and nervous with a new babysitter. However, if your feelings of unease do not go away or if you start to feel uncomfortable with anyone who is caring for your child, it may be time to find a new babysitter.
Teaching your children that no one should touch a child’s private parts except to keep them clean and healthy is an important step in keeping kids safe.
We all want the best for our kids, but interacting with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) can be intimidating. Check out this article for to learn more about DCF, investigations, and your rights as a parent.
While educating children about appropriate boundaries and safe touches is the first line of defense against dangerous situations, knowing the warning signs of a potential abuser is a crucial part of protecting your child from sexual abuse.