Nearly 44% of sexual assault victims in the United States are younger than 18 years.This is my biggest worry for my daughter. She is 11 years old and going into 5th grade. She is very trusting and more than anything, wants to have friends. We have talked to her numerous times about keeping herself safe, who she can trust, how to stay with a friend. Things still happen.
What can we do to keep our children safe? We send them out in the world prepared, but we still have to worry about bullies.
Jennifer Giroux is a wife and mom to 3 children, who couldn't be more different: one in special education, one in gifted education, and one who has yet to reveal his education. She blogs about the things your mother told you to avoid discussing, specifically politics, religion, and how it relates to her family's journey in the world of special education. You can read more at www.afineconundrum.blogspot.com