More About Protecting Your Kids

A Mid-Ohio Valley Parent Magazine reader suggested that I add to last month’s column on protecting children from sexual abuse by discussing some concerns more specific to teenagers. This is a good point.  As children age, the parents become less of a constant presence and the children require less supervision.  This growing independence for teens is natural, but also presents some risks. While we can’t always be present to guide our children safely through life, we can teach them, negotiate with them and provide open lines of communication. First of all, it’s important to establish with your children a “game
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Categories: Children, Family, and Parenting.