Here’s a great article I found about differentiating between strangers and tricky people.
This article brings up some great points about the importance of being on guard and teaching your child about safety.
After all, isn’t it a parent’s job to prepare young ones for the future? To prepare them for the excitement it holds yet also for the brutal honesty that is reality.
It comes down to teaching children to behave and react responsibly to circumstances of all sorts–negative and positive. We are to prepare our children to face the challenges that making choices will bring and to handle the consequences of those choices.