Stranger Danger! 20 Safety Tips You Need to Teach Your Kids

Once kids start having a life away from you at school or activities, it's easy to panic about how you'll keep them safe. Here's what you need to teach them (21 Photos)

Jenna McCarthy on Jun 5, 2011 at 1:02PM

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Start Having "Body Talks" Early

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a Jenna McCarthy on Jun 5, 2012 at 12:53PM

"As soon as kids can talk, establish the fact that their bodies belong to them," says Robin Sax, former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney specializing in prosecuting sex crimes against children and current NBC News legal analyst. This lays a solid foundation for all of the safety conversations you'll ever have, and also helps children develop healthy respect for other people's bodies and feelings as well.

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