April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Children's safety is so important and that's why I'm sharing this resource from Committee for Children, the organization that makes the Second Step social-emotional learning program.
Research shows that talking to kids about sexual abuse, touching, and private body parts can help keep them safe. This is a scary subject, but talking about it shouldn't be. HotChocolateTalk.org is a free, research-based resource that provides the facts, tips, and talking points that can help you start this critical safety conversation.
Here is a conversation guide to help get you started.