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Issues Facing My Child

The following articles address issues our children might face such as: addiction, body image, bullying, mental health, sex & sexuality, sexual assault awareness, social media & internet safety and teen pregnancy. These educational materials are intended to provide valuable insight on these topics so that you can begin the process of understanding how to help your child deal with their specific issue.

Recent Issues Facing My Child Posts

Colorado Lacks Regulation for Court Appointed Psychologists; PRE’s

This piece was submitted to our 100K STORIES PROJECT by an anonymous protective mom. What You Don’t Know About Who’s Involved in Your Family Law Case Can Harm You and Your Children January 2015: I remember the very first interaction with my Court appointed psychologist known as a… Read More

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)

More than 1 million Coloradans have been sexually assaulted, according to the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA). But CCASA believes that there are millions more people who can come together to make a difference. According to their website, CCASA “is a membership organization promoting safety, justice, and… Read More

What Were You Wearing? and Other Sexual Assault Myths

Sexual assault victims are often wrongly accused for what happened to them. One of the most common questions victims hear is “what were you wearing?” This question insinuates that what a victim was wearing could have provoked someone to sexually assault them. A Twitter user, Christina Fox (@Steenfox),… Read More

Chaos in Colorado

This piece was submitted to our 100K STORIES PROJECT by Alana K. Haase. Alana has been a nurse for 27 years and a Mom for 18, you can visit her online at ALANAKHAASE.COM  Julie Sykes is disabled and wheelchair bound. She is also a single mother. It was not… Read More


The ‘Stranger Danger’ Myth | Teaching Our Kids About Their Bodies and Boundaries

In generations past and into today, children have learned about the boundaries of their bodies in relation to how a ‘stranger’ might approach, touch, coerce, or force. ‘Stranger Danger’ has long been the watchword and the media shows us movies, TV segments, reports, and public service announcements focused… Read More