Not knowing when and how to break the rules can be dangerous for a child. Most children are very literal and many really want to please the adults in charge by following the rules, especially away from home. Even when kids are taught that their safety comes first, acting in the moment can be very hard to do, as the following story from the mother of a second-grader in Vermont shows.Please Sign-up for our free community membership to access to this content and 100s more Kidpower resources. (Already a member? Login now.)
Kidpower Answers: What if Getting Help Is “Against the Rules”?
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Mar 8, 2012