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5 steps to protecting our children


Adults should take proactive steps to protect children from sexual abuse. It is unrealistic to think that a child should be responsible for fending off sexual advances by an adult.

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A parent's guide to Snapchat


What is Snapchat, who uses it, and what are the key features that make it so popular? Plus more information regarding what parents can do to keep children safe on Snapchat.

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How to have 'the talk' with your teen


Here are 10 tips for talking about the facts of life from experts at Advocates for Youth, along with additional information on how to elaborate and start a discussion with your teen from a Be Proud! Be Responsible educator.

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Child and Family Support Services
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Child Safety Seat Guidelines: Rear-Facing Until Age 2


In a policy statement published in Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now advises parents to keep toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age two, or until they exceed the height or weight limit for the car seat, which can be found on the back of the seat.

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How to talk to your child about divorce


Often, parents believe it is better to hide reality from children and adolescents, but more often than not, children can already sense when something is wrong at home.

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Child and Family Support Services
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New Year. New Resolutions. New You.


Now that the calendar has rolled over to 2016, many folks have come up with a list full of New Years Resolutions. Some resolutions we make are simple to commit to, while other resolutions aren’t nearly as easy.

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4 tips for a safe summer camp experience


If you’ve signed your child up for camp this summer, you’re probably both nervous and excited for their adventures ahead. Safe Kids Mid-South offers some helpful tips for parents. Check out these four tips to help ensure your child’s safety at summer camp.

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Child and Family Support Services