Safe Kids, Smart Parents
What Parents Need to Know to Keep Their Children Safe
The acclaimed family psychologist, Dr. Rebecca Bailey, tells parents how to keep their kids, toddlers to teens, safe.
Whether their children are six or sixteen, whether they live in a rural town, suburb, or a bustling city, all parents worry about threats—from cyber-bullying to exploitation and abduction. What should they tell their children and when? What practical steps can they take to reduce the risks and keep their kids safe? Dr. Rebecca Bailey, with the assistance of her sister and registered nurse, Elizabeth, gives easily understood, easily followed answers.
Safe Kids, Smart Parents builds on Dr. Bailey’s years of experience as a family psychologist helping real families deal with real situations. From abduction to abuse, Bailey explains how parents can speak to their kids about troubling topics while building their self-esteem and teaching them how to protect themselves. A smart, comprehensive, and easy-to-read resource, Safe Kids, Smart Parents is the most important book a parent can own.
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When your children were very little did you ever take them to the beach or to a pool? Remember what it was like the first time? Most likely you set them down equipped in life preservers or Floaties and stayed right next to them as they stuck a toe in the water. Or maybe your kids are little right now and you are just getting ready to introduce them to a wading pool, buying them that preserver along with sunscreen. The next time... see more