Yesterday, Tyler Perry discussed his childhood sexual abuse on "Oprah." How can we protect our own kids? Erin Runnion, founder of the Joyful Child Foundation, shares her suggestions for identifying "red-flag" behavior in people who may be looking to victimize your child.
Today is "Walk to School Day." We spoke with Lenore Skenazy, author of Free Range Kids and creator of the free-range parenting movement, after Somer Thompson's murder. Somer is the little girl who was tragically murdered walking home from school last year. Here's what Skenazy had to say.
Since Tyler Clementi's suicide last week, there's been widespread media coverage about how to help your kids cope with cyberbullying. But what if you find out that your child is the one doing the bullying?! Ross Ellis of Love Your Children USA, an organization dedicated to ending violence against children, offers these tips on how to respond.
In memory of Tyler Clementi's suicide and National Bullying Prevention Week (October 3 through 9), do your part to stomp out bullying. Make sure your child is never the cyberbully by talking to him or her about what's inappropriate to post about others online.
Over the weekend, yet another child died after being left in a hot car. She was the 49th child in the U.S. to die that way this year. When will it STOP?!
James Willie Jones fought tears as he talked about his confrontation with school-bus riders who allegedly bullied his daughter. Chatari Jones, 12, who has cerebral palsy, was also tearful, but said, "I'd like to get on the bus again."