Everyone has heard the term “Stranger Danger”. The NCMEC and others now describe the use of the term as archaic. Read this story and click on the links to learn how you can protect your children.
KOTV- It’s a frightening statistic, there is a one in 42 chance your child will become lost, missing or will be abducted.
The days of teaching ‘Stranger Danger’ are in the past. That is because ‘Stranger Danger’ is not an effective way of keeping kids safe. Children do not understand strangers the way grownups do, they envision a scary person, but child predators are nice looking, kind and very friendly. Since predators use lures, it’s best to teach your children about lures, and practice ‘what if’ scenarios and situations