Kids scare me for a lot of reasons.
1. They’re vulnerable.
2. They’re dangerous.
3. They’re curious as hell.
If ever there was a dichotomy of awesomeness and utter disaster, it was children.
Without sounding like a Nancy Grace-obsessed helicopter parent, there are basic things our kids need to know to protect themselves from bad people, from injury, and even themselves.
Let’s take a look at 10 basic survival skills every kid should know – after the jump!
How to talk to strangers
Situational and stranger awareness is critical to your child's safety. Learn more about how to talk to your child about these topics in a way that empowers, rather than frightens them. Visit the National Crime Prevention Council
for information on what to teach kids about strangers. Image credit: Shutterstock
What other basic survival skills should kids know?
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