Is Child Abuse YOUR Problem?
May12

Is Child Abuse YOUR Problem?

As parents we want to believe the child abuse could never effect someone we love.  Not OUR child, not OUR children’s friends and certainly not in our safe little neighborhood.  We want to believe that ALL the teachers, little league coaches and babysitters we entrust OUR children to would never abuse a child.  However, as the following article from KidSafe Foundation shows, the statistics show there is a good chance we already...

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A Parent’s Thoughts On Joe Paterno’s Legacy
Jan24

A Parent’s Thoughts On Joe Paterno’s Legacy

A Parents Thoughts On Joe Paterno’s Legacy The death of the beloved Joe Paterno has left many people with conflicted and confused emotions. Many would only like to think of all the good he has done in his life. Others can only see how many children he turned a blind eye to who could have been saved had he chosen a different path. But the majority is somewhere in the middle and are confused about how they should feel. On one...

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What You Should Know About Child Abuse and The Media
Dec07

What You Should Know About Child Abuse and The Media

Child Abuse & The Media While all the hoopla and media coverage dies down about the Penn State, Syracuse, Citadel and the Hollywood minor actors Child Sex Abuse Scandals, I worry that our attention span for the next salacious article has made many forget that underlying the headlines of the cover up, unraveling of institutions and the take down of “model” citizens – the real story is about hellacious crimes against children. The...

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Hide The Porn The Kids Are Watching
Nov05

Hide The Porn The Kids Are Watching

Dads, Porn, The Internet and Their Children! A very high percentage of men view porn on line – this is not a shocking revelation for many of us – and it is legal, and their free choice. This is not a blog about men and pornography (although we do have much to say about the topic) this is a blog about dads, pornography, the internet and their children.  As parents we are faced with daily challenges as our children drop “proverbial”...

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Can There Really Be A World Without Child Abuse?
Oct09

Can There Really Be A World Without Child Abuse?

Can There Really Be A World Without Child Abuse?  photo credit: LifeSupercharger I have a dream that I will wake up one day and there will not be a story about a child being abused….. I don’t know if this can happen in my lifetime. But I know that in my life’s work teaching children they have the RIGHT to be safe, their bodies belong only to them and how to access help is just one of the ways I want my dream to come true. Parenting...

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Stop The Bully Labeling
Sep22

Stop The Bully Labeling

Stop the Bully Labeling   Bullying is a label given to many children. Bullying is a form of abuse. We at KidSafe Foundation believe it is just that..ABUSE. What we reject and want to challenge is the thought of labeling a child a “Bully, a Victim or a Bystander.” As adults we all know exactly what all those terms or labels mean, and guess what our children do too. As adults we have the ability to also reflect on a...

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