Over the years and during dozens of seminars, I’ve had folks ask how they can help their children avoid being sexually abused. The reality is, we can’t, but we can do our best to give them good boundaries and tools to use when they feel in danger.
Instead of writing a blog on the subject, I’m re-blogged a terrific post from Nicole Bromley, who tells it better than I could:
It is vitally important to teach your child key safety principles about their body, touch, abuse and communication from very early ages. There are so many teaching points to list here, but for the sake of sharing a few…here are is a good place to start.
to use the proper names of their body parts. Just as you teach your children to call their nose a nose, they…
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