7 Basic Survival Skills Every Kid Should Know

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How to talk to strangers
Situational and stranger awareness is critical to your child's safety. Learn more about how to talk to your child about these topics in a way that ... more 
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How to talk to strangers
Situational and stranger awareness is critical to your child's safety. Learn more about how to talk to your child about these topics in a way that empowers, rather than frightens them. Visit the National Crime Prevention Council for information on what to teach kids about strangers.
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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 3:42 PM EST
Kids scare me for a lot of reasons: they're vulnerable, they're dangerous, and they're curious as hell. If ever there was a dichotomy of awesomeness and utter disaster, it was children. Without sounding like a Nancy Grace-obsessed helicopter parent, there are basic things our kids need to know to protect themselves from bad people, from injury, and even themselves. Click through for 7 basic survival skills every kid should know! - By Lori Garcia



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