Like many sexual predators, Jerry Sandusky, the former football coach who was recently convicted of child abuse, developed strong relationships of love and trust with his victims before molesting them. The stories told by his victims sound chillingly similar to the stories we hear from adult survivors of sexual abuse in our classes. “He was […]
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For Mother’s Day, The Kidpower Book to the mothers and mother figures in your life for their own use or in their honor to a school, library, or youth organization. Kidpower will e-mail a personalized note if you if you let us know.
As parents well know, the holiday season is both incredibly exciting and potentially overwhelming for kids, sometimes all rolled together into one. At gatherings with families and friends, expectations about affection, attention, and teasing can create unnecessary stress and discomfort.
What if any of us saw a child about to be harmed? We’d want to do something to help that child! Our challenge is to understand what to do and when to do it.
It’s that time of year again! Regardless of what special holiday you and your family may celebrate, December is a time to appreciate for all that we are given and give thanks to those we are most thankful to have in our lives. And, of course, it’s important to remember to be thankful for another year of safety!