Too often, child abuse continues because kids are coerced into keeping problems a secret. One of Kidpower’s boundary rules is that “Problems should not be secret!” To help prevent potential problems, we also tell children that, “Touch should not be a secret. And presents someone gives you or games someone asks you to play should not be a secret.” Often parents ask us about how to explain to their children what kinds of secrets are okay to keep and what are not. Here are some guidelines that can help:Please Sign-up for our free community membership to access to this content and 100s more Kidpower resources. (Already a member? Login now.)
What Kinds of Secrets Are Okay for Children to Keep – And What Kinds Are Not?
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Mar 9, 2012