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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Engaging Locally & At Home

My toddler’s cheeks are so kissable. I can barely contain myself from covering them in kisses. Recently, her own little voice is developing. While she is full of sweetness, occasionally her reply is, “No mommy. No more kisses.” Learning to respect her boundaries, even at the tiny age of two makes a difference. It is one way our family is […]

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Rape

My Children Were Raped: What I Now Know About Protecting My Kids

{WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. All names and locations, as well as minor geographical and job details have been changed to protect all parties involved – even the incarcerated, as required by law.} No one thinks it could happen to you, to your family. It’s appalling, revolting, terrifying…and so disgustingly common. Studies by David Finkelhor, Director of the Crimes […]

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