Stranger Safety

Keeping your kids safe when they're out of your sight is a major concern for every parent. But teaching your child specific street-savvy skills may be the best way to protect her from predators. Here are the key things every parent needs to know.

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What Age Can Kids Be Left Home Alone?

Experts weigh in on determining when your child is ready to supervise himself for a couple hours.

4 Michigan Girls Escape Kidnapping Attempt by Dousing Suspect with Hot Coffee

A group of four Michigan girls ages 11 to 14 thwarted an alleged kidnapping attempt Friday night by kicking and hitting the suspect as well as dousing him with hot coffee.

Stranger Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

Worried your child might misinterpret well-intentioned warnings about strangers, secrets, and other safety issues? Learn how to talk to kids about strangers, and find out what to teach them at every age to keep them safe.

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What to Do If Your Child Gets Lost

No parent imagines losing sight of her kid—until it happens. Learn the fastest ways to find her if it does.

Child Abduction Prevention: Talking to Kids & Teens

The biggest myth about child abduction is that the dangers to children come from strangers. Here's what to know and how to talk to your child about the real threats around abduction.

The Sexual Predator Threat

Repeating "Don't talk to strangers" isn't enough. Learn the best ways to keep your children safe.