Our children need to be loud and proud that they are educated in Body Safety. This sends a very clear message to sex offenders that children today are empowered and know to tell!
At any age your child can experience one or more of these forms of bullying and as a parent you are your child’s greatest advocate for their safety and happiness.
With the amount of pornography easily available online and the many devices that can access it, it is inevitable that your child will at some point be exposed to it. Not likely, not possibly—it’s inevitable. Because of that, it’s imperative that you have a plan for how you are going to handle it when, not if, it happens.
No matter what option you decide to use, it is imperative that you discuss your family’s expectations before giving your child a cell phone. Help him or her to understand that a cell phone is a tool- one that is primarily meant for communication and that you as a parent have every right to control.