How to keep your child safe when your parents are not around
Slate’s Slate Advice column is always worth reading, but its always worth a read for parents who are constantly on edge.
This article from the website advises parents on how to deal with situations in which they don’t have enough time to prepare.
The author, an author who writes for Slate, tells parents to be wary of a child who is upset about something that doesn’t happen to them, but is otherwise safe to be around.
“If your child is upset by something happening at school, then it’s likely they are being triggered,” she wrote.
“In other words, the child is likely being pushed into a bad situation.
This is especially true if they’re under pressure to do something that they don’ t want to do, or if they have a strong fear of being blamed.”
This is not always the case, however.
The article goes on to explain that if you can handle the situation and don’t get angry or upset with your child, they are likely not at risk for being bullied or pushed into an unsafe situation.
It’s not a particularly clear-cut rule, but it’s a rule worth keeping in mind if you or your child are frequently confronted with difficult situations.
For more on the topic, check out this Slate article about how to make sure you’re prepared for situations that don’t involve your child.
This Slate article on how parents can help their kids navigate social media also points out that children need to be protected from bullying by parents if they don