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Who is Responsible for Keeping Our Kids Safe from Sexual Abuse? By Jayneen Sanders

Some advocates believe it is solely an adult’s responsibility to protect children from sexual abuse. While I totally agree that adults must:

  1. Educate the child in their care in Body Safety Education…
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Mindful, Resilient and Focused Learners, by Jayneen Sanders

As a mother of three teenage daughters and an experienced elementary school teacher, I am deeply concerned about our kids. Let me explain. Children today live in a world filled with technology — ipad interaction from birth, social media from pre-teens and access to everything and anything on the Internet from a very young age. 215 more words

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The Consequences of Child Neglect, by Diane from the USA

Child neglect, particularly during the first three years of life, has ongoing psychological effects.  In this article Diane, from the United States, outlines some of these.   50 more words

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The Champa Tree’s food for thought: Innocence

“Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.” – Eartha Kitt

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A Post about Kids and ANZAC Day (but not "The Last Post")

 Article by Kirsteen McLay-Knopp

Our eldest son, age 9, wrote this poem for ANZAC Day.  He just wrote it off his own bat during the school holidays, it wasn’t something he had to do in class at school, although they have been learning about ANZAC Day.   1,707 more words

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Freedom to...

Today the children asked many questions about Buddha. We are not Buddhist, in case you were wondering. I put on ¨Little Buddha¨ and answered whatever questions the film inspired. 911 more words

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