Category: Child Safety

Child Safety & Security

 In the face of tragedies, parents may face a lot of questions from their kids. It is very important we address them and not avoid it. To help us better communicate the issue and safety to our little ones, Aparna Samuel Balasundaram [Psychotherapist and Family Counselor] was in conversation with Neela Kaushik to address our concerns in an FB Live Session. More questions answered by Aparna post the session Q: My son is 2years 3 months. And I am already worried mum . I haven’t started school yet for him. How do I work on my anxiety and how and when can I start...

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How to Talk to your Child about Sexual Abuse?

The very thought that someone can molest your child can be extremely terrifying for any parent. The fear, trauma, and pain that the child may have to experience at such a tender age are definitely a frightening thought to even consider. Just the experience of the thought is enough to freak out any parent who may never want to even think about it again. And of course, all of us would hope that something so terrible would never happen to our beloved child. But the reality can be a little different. According to data, every 1 girl in 4 girls...

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CBSE Issues a Circular to Schools Regarding the Safety of Children in Schools

The horrific incident at Ryan International school where a little boy was brutally murdered has shaken everyone . Sadly, this is not only incident that has happened in the past week inside school premises . A 5 year old was raped in an empty classroom by the school peon , a newly appointed dance teacher misbehaved with 9 year old student , an 8 year old was punished by the teacher and was made to use the boy's washroom because she was not wearing her school uniform . Every single day innocent children are being subjected to such horrors across...

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Safety Rules & Tips for Children

As a parent we are bound to be concerned about our child’s safety, whether at home or outside. Children should be under adult supervision always and never alone. However at times it might not be possible and hence it is imperative that we educate children about the basic safety rules that they need to follow always in order to be safe especially at school. We live in a society where there are more of nuclear families than joint families and both parents might have to step out to work. The children are without you in school or a daycare...

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