Talking to Your Kids about Safety
Written By: OffTheGridNews.com | Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2012
Educating your kids about realistic dangers that they're likely to encounter shouldn't be an ordeal. In fact, with my parents, it was always a game. Even if your child isn't the victim of a violent crime, they're likely to see it on television, know a victim, or otherwise encounter violence. How you deal with the topic of violence is of vital importance, especially with younger, more impressionable children. When I was a kid, my parents always made sure to proactively discuss things that kids deemed "scary."-not because they wanted to give me nightmares or scare me into compliance (old school British nannies everywhere), but because we were living in the big city, and they didn't want to take any chances.
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