KIDS LIVE SAFE: A Family Safety Blog

In the age of “LOL,” hashtags, and emojis, the Internet is hardly a new tool. The world has seen a dramatic technological revolution, and the Internet has proven to be a valuable gateway to information and connections. But there’s a flip side; the Internet can also be pruned to become danger’s best weapon. Read More

6 Lessons You Should Teach Your Children at a Young Age

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The topic of sexual abuse is sensitive and is often difficult to put into terms for younger children. Although it might be an awkward conversation to start, every parent needs to teach their children about the potential dangerous situations they may encounter. But how do you teach your child in terms that they understand? What is the most effective way to make sure that they can handle any situation or person that may approach them? Read More

They wave hello as you garden, they watch over your house when your family is away, and they watch your kids when you’re in need of a helping hand. Most people would consider their neighbors as friends, or at least people they know pretty well. However, what if you don’t know your neighbors as well as you may think? Since your neighbors are those that live closest to you, it is important that you spend some time making sure you can trust them – especially with your kids.  Read More

Your Child’s World – The Digital Age

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Can you name three apps that your children use on a daily basis? If you answered yes, you are on your way to understanding the digital world your child utilizes on a day to day basis.
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The LA Times again continues their excellent reporting on sex offenders. In this article they identify that California sex offender data for October 2011 to Jan. 1, 2013, show a 65% increase in warrants for those who were tracked by GPS units and went missing.

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LA Times: Parolee GPS ankle monitors – Major flaws found in vendor’s system

The Los Angeles Times continued their excellent eye-opening reporting on the flawed state of sex offender tracking within California with their latest piece on 3/31/13.

Here is an excerpt: Read More