Category: Kidnapping Prevention and Stranger Safety

For Trayvon Martin: Hard Questions That Demand Answers

Like so many, we are deeply sad that 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a Florida high school student, was shot by 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Sad for a young life cut short. Sad for his family and friends. We cannot help asking questions and seeking answers about what might have made a difference – and might help to prevent this from happening again.


What Should I Tell My Kids About When To Fight? Kidpower.org Answer to a Reader’s Question

Before we teach children and teens how to fight in our self-defense workshops, we coach them until they are successful in practicing skills that will make fighting unnecessary most of the time.


Halloween Safety – The Kidpower Way! A Grab Bag of Safety Treats and Tricks for Your Family!

A little bit of planning ahead of time can make a huge difference in making sure that everybody has a great time on Halloween.


Just in Case: What Children Need to Know if They Cannot Get Away at First

When we hear about horrifying kidnappings, it is hard to not become overwhelmed with anxiety. Here are some ideas for how to protect kids rather than traumatize them with too much information.   The  Kidpower Book for Caring Adults provides tools for preparing young  people to navigate their world with safety and confidence. Most of […]


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