Social media is awash with photos of kids returning to school. We are all amazed to see these young people we might have known as toddlers taking new steps in their lives. Every grade from first to senior is a new year for them, with new experiences and responsibilities.
Too many times, the start of the school year brings avoidable losses as many youngsters enter into the unfamiliar phase of coming home to an unsupervised house. The importance of educating children to be safe in cannot be overlooked.
Kids Health has an excellent resource: When It's Just You After School
“Are you ready for whatever happens?”