Any family’s worst nightmare is to have a child go missing. Unfortunately, that is a reality for thousands of Canadians each year. The Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) is there to support these families in their search for their children; we can also offer some helpful tips to prevent this from happening to you in the first place.
Potential abductors often use opportunity, familiarity or threats in order to take a child. They are also now using the Internet. By teaching your child the following basic safety tips and by being involved in their life, you will give them the best protection they can get next to having you right by their side.
It may seem strange to be reading about genital warts and cervical cancer in a parenting magazine. However, the recent development of a vaccination for human papilloma virus for girls and women between 9 and 25, has forced all parents of daughters to educate themselves about this major medical development.
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