As you all know children can be victimized by any adults around them nowadays and knowing how you can protect them is ideal, for them to be safe no matter where they are or what they are doing. Some parents think that watching their children go to school and go home is enough, but the truth is it isn’t enough. Letting your children know the thing that they should do when unexpected things happen is important, for them to be able to know what to do and how to respond. There are children that can easily be persuaded by adults, while there are children who know how they protect themselves. Children who are knowledgeable enough when it comes to situations like this have a lower rate of being victimized by adults. If you want your children to be safe and protected then teaching them some tips is definitely an ideal thing to do.
Using a Phone
You need to teach your children on how to use a phone in case certain situations arise. For instance if they need help or assistance, you need to teach them who to call. You have to option to let your children call the police immediately or call you first. There are phone booths everywhere and if your children don’t have mobile phones, using a phone booth is ideal. But you should teach them how to place a collect call especially if they don’t have any pennies with them. You can let your children practice calling you using their mobile phones or using a phone booth for you to ensure that they understood everything that you taught them.
Boosting Children’s Self-Confidence
There are adults that scare children for them to be able to get the children without any commotion. Once the children get scared they can easily take the children with them without any trace of force and such. But if your children show confidence the adult will have second thoughts of abducting your children. If the adult persists, teach your children where to go and what to do to avoid the abductor from getting them. They can run or shout to attract attention from others, which will make it hard for the abductor to get your children. This will let him go away and leave your children behind without harming them and such.
Avoid Talking to Strangers
Lastly the most important thing to teach your children is to avoid talking to people they don’t know. Some strangers will act nice and offer them certain things that they like and you should let your children know about these things. They should not accept anything from a stranger because it is extremely dangerous. Teach your children to stay away from the stranger and call you or the police right away.
These are just some of the useful tips on how to protect children from adults. You need to teach them everything that they need to know, for them to stay protected and safe even if you are not around.