7 rules your child must learn to protect himself from strangers
Hundreds of strangers you and your child meet every day on the street, in shopping centers, clinics, cafes, etc. In appearance, ordinary and even very pleasant people can turn out to be criminals. Nowadays, cases where children are kidnapped directly from under the nose of their parents are frequent, as soon as the toddlers lose sight of themselves. And incidents, when children are taken away by force, are less common than when they themselves go for a stranger. Children are very trusting in nature, they easily lead to persuasions, tempting offers, and it costs a stranger to say that he is a friend of parents, and at all agree to follow the criminal.
As much as you are not vigilant parents, it is impossible to constantly monitor the child.
Therefore, it is so important to tell the child how to treat strangers, what to do if they take you away, persuade and ask for something.
Similar topics for conversation can already be raised when your baby turns three years old, even at such a tender age, children are able to perceive this information.
Tell the child in detail who is such a stranger. Often, in the presentation of children a person who wants you evil, ugly, has a harsh suspicious appearance. This stereotype babies take from fairy tales and cartoons, and really, what a fairy villain is an ordinary person.
You have to explain to the child that the stranger is any person that the kid does not know. If someone else’s uncle or aunt says that the child simply forgot him, then this is still a stranger.
Teach your child, under any circumstances not to get into the car, do not go after strangers and not help them, or even better not talk at all without your presence, but immediately disappear from sight.
Normal adults do not need anything from small children, and they will not bother asking without the presence of the baby’s parents.
Do not bully the child too much so that he does not jump aside from every person on the street.
Not every adult can unerringly identify a dangerous situation and a person, what can we say about the child. Therefore, it is best to discuss with the crumb in advance what situations are potentially dangerous, and what actions he needs to take immediately.
- Offer to ride a car. Under no circumstances do not get into the car, just run in the opposite direction and hide out of sight in a crowded place.
- Go buy a gift, help to do something, show something interesting. Renounce and quickly leave.
- Forcibly drag into the car or other place. Forget about upbringing and morals. Loud screaming, beating, biting.
- They say that his mother is waiting there, or her mother needs help. Do not go, hide.