When and how to step in if someone’s else’s child is bothering your young child.
This interview on Kevin Grossman’s Reach West Radio Show with Kidpower Founder Irene van der Zande describes Kidpower’s “effective stretch” in seeking to empower the well being of every person on our planet – while keeping our quality high as we grow.
Dr. Harold Johnson, Emeritus Professor of Education, conducts a series of short video interviews with Kidpower Founder Irene van der Zande, who describes each of Kidpower’s 7 strategies for keeping children safe and how to apply these concepts to your daily life.
15-year-old Audrie Potts from Saratoga, California, took her life after expressing her despair online about being sexually assaulted and cyberbullied. Her parents only found these messages when searching for reasons after her death. According to some estimates, teens spend half their lives online. These electronic worlds are too dangerous for our kids to live in without the knowledge and guidance of the adults who love them.
Too many times, adults don’t discover online messages about cyberbullying, parties with heavy drinking, or warning signs of despair or violence until after something terrible has happened, when the opportunity to take protective action is gone.
These tips help to prevent meltdowns, accidents, arguments, and getting lost when going out in public – resulting in more fun and less stress.