Drowning is the second most common cause of accidental death among children 14 and younger, according to the CDC. About 750 children drown each year, 375 of whom do so within 25 yards of a parent or adult.
This drowsiness can also affect our perception of what is going on around us. You might not be as aware of potentially dangerous people lurking nearby in places that were highly visible the previous week, but now make a good hiding place due to the early darkness.
Would you have had a clue how to handle a situation like the one James Vernon faced last Tuesday October 13th, when a knife wielding attacker blocked the only door to the library room holding sixteen children and a handful of mothers and chess teacher James Vernon. He was volunteering his time as a chess […]
It’s that time again. The kids are heading back to school and some moms and dads are having mixed emotions as their sons and daughters head off to what awaits them in high school or college. Along with the pride that fills a parents heart there is also fear. It was hard enough keeping them […]
What is so dangerous about Halloween?
“You saw parents grabbing their babies, and run into stores — one woman had two babies,” said Manny Torres, a salesman at the mall. “It was crazy.”
“Get the kids and hide,”
What action do you think your children would take if they found themselves in Yasmin’s shoes?
What actions would you have taken to survive the horror of that night?
What should you be looking for? What are some of the characteristics of a pedophile?