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Talking with Kids About Touching Safety

By Allison Wedell Schumacher As a parent, the last thing I want is my child coming to me, teary-eyed and shaking, and telling me that someone has touched her inappropriately or raped her. I worry I would fall apart—maybe not … Continue reading

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Every Child Is Different: Possible Signs of Sexual Abuse

By Allison Wedell Schumacher If you’re a parent or early childhood educator, you don’t need me to tell you that every child is different, meaning behavior that signifies a problem in one child may signify absolutely nothing in another. Is she … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Alison Feigh

The staff at Free Spirit is privileged to work with many amazing authors. We will be sharing more author spotlights with you, and hope you enjoy learning about these writers who are dedicated to helping kids succeed. The following spotlight was … Continue reading

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Tips for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Jill Starishevsky, author of My Body Belongs to Me As a prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for the past 16 years, one of the most surprising facts I have learned is that 93 … Continue reading

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