Archive for October, 2009

Oct 26 2009

Roman Polanski: It’s A Crime – Part 1

Published by under Roman Polanski

Make no mistake about it… Roman Polanski is a child molester. As is typical in Hollywood, the level of denial is profound.    Let’s take it one step at a time here. Fact: In 1977, 43 year old filmmaker Roman Polanski sexually assaults 13 year old, Samantha Gailey, during a photo shoot.    He gives her champagne […]

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Oct 23 2009

In Memory of Somer Thompson, Age 7, Orange Park, Florida

Published by under Somer Thompson

There are no fitting words to accurately describe the emotions many of us are feeling as we learn of the tragic death of 7 year old, Somer Thompson in Orange Park, Florida this week.  Anger, rage, frustration, sadness – come close, but still feel hollow and empty as I think of what this little girl’s […]

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Oct 22 2009

The Super-10 Safe-Smarts Rules… Safety for kids with people they: know, don’t know, or know just a little bit.

Published by under Child Safety

Not sure how to start the safety conversation with your kids?  Try using the Super 10 Safe-Smarts Rules. Consider this:  most kids understand the concept of rules.    Whether they’re at school, on the playground or at home, they know there are certain  acceptable behaviors and guidelines  they’re expected follow.  In fact, kids count on this […]

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Oct 22 2009

No Need To Fear Safety

Published by under Child Safety

If knowledge is power, why then are so many parents reluctant to talk to their kids about personal safety? I recently set off to find the answer to this burning question after participating on a Q&A safety panel with other experts, including Nancy Davis, resident blogger for Safety4Kids and author/New York prosecutor, Jill Starishevsky, at […]

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