PDF: No matter how much you love your child, if you totally neglect your own needs, you may lose your ability to function as an effective caregiver. This document offers tips for self care and includes a grief worksheet.
PDF: Children of all ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk for physical abuse. Physical abuse affects both boys and girls across neighborhoods, communities, and countries around the world.
Website: Based in South Carolina, Darkness to Light is a nonprofit working to end child sexual abuse by educating, raising awareness, sharing resources, and fostering a network of committed prevention advocates.
Book: Corinne’s friend, Annie, is alarmed when Corinne suddenly becomes withdrawn and, through a series of letters, gets her to reveal her frightening secret, but then she must convince Corinne to tell someone who can help.
All families change over time, and children need to know that when this happens, it’s not their fault. In this book, straightforward words and full-color illustrations offer hope and support for children facing or experiencing change.
Children can experience many emotions when a parent is in jail or prison. Use this title as a helpful tool to start a conversation with any child in this situation and to remind them they are not alone.
Book: In simple words and charming full-color illustrations, “Feet Are Not for Kicking” helps little ones learn to use their feet for fun, not in anger or frustration. It also includes tips for parents and caregivers on how to help toddlers be sweet with their feet.
Video: In this inspirational talk by Jill Tolles, we are challenged to find the courage to have this conversation and be a hero for the 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys who are effected by this silent epidemic.