Marybeth Dwyer is a national trainer of Talking About Touching (TAT), a child abuse prevention curriculum, and has over twenty years of experience in the family support field.
It’s normal to feel reluctant to be away from your child and nervous with a new babysitter. However, if your feelings of unease do not go away or if you start to feel uncomfortable with anyone who is caring for your child, it may be time to find a new babysitter.
Teaching your children that no one should touch a child’s private parts except to keep them clean and healthy is an important step in keeping kids safe.
We all want the best for our kids, but interacting with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) can be intimidating. Check out this article for to learn more about DCF, investigations, and your rights as a parent.