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Private Parts Are Not All That is Off-limits

By Shayna Goldberg
The Times of Israel: The Blogs | November 22, 2021

If we want our kids to grow up to be healthy, autonomous, independent, self-reliant adults, we cannot teach them through fear, guilt, self-doubt, or shame.

Are my children safe? Are they at risk for abuse? Are they vulnerable? Can something like this happen to them too?

We would like to believe that we have educated our children to beware strangers. To be cautious around people that are suspicious. And to certainly never let anyone see or touch their private places.

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