3. Be Available
- Make time to spend with your child.
- Let your child know that he can come to you if he has questions or if someone is talking to him in a way that makes him feel uncomfortable.
- Be sure to follow up on this! If your child comes to you with concerns or questions, make time to talk to him.
When you empower your child to say no to unwanted touch and teach him that he can come to you with questions and concerns, you take critical steps to preventing child sexual abuse.
Published on October 13, 2009