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Categories: General News, Home, Our Perspective

When “What If” Becomes “What Now”

Spending a lot of time at home with your kids? Looking for a fun and healthy activities to do together? Try the “What If” Game! The “What If?” Game is a great way to pose possible situations to kids that they may face in life and would need to solve. As a parent or caregiver, it’s …

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Safe Online Learning: For Teachers

During this unusual time, you have had to completely change the way you teach. Your lesson plans, activities, and discussions look very different than they did just a few weeks ago. As you tread through this new space, it’s important to remember that in your physical classroom environment you have classroom rules and your school …

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Categories: Child Sexual Abuse Survivors, General News, Guest Blog, Home, Our Perspective

Minimizing Opportunity During Coronavirus Quarantine

We have all felt the impact of the Coronavirus in our lives, but none more than the victim of abuse who may be quarantined with their abuser. As a survivor of child sexual abuse, I know what it feels like to live with a perpetrator, and I know how important any time away from home …

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Taking Protective Steps During the Coronavirus Pandemic

From all of us at the Darkness to Light office, we hope you are staying safe and protected from COVID-19. The impact of the coronavirus is being felt across the world, and we know it may be difficult to maintain your normal child protective steps while adapting to the ever-changing environment. Your child’s school has …

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Child Molestation versus Child Sexual Abuse – Why is Language Important?

Child sexual abuse is a complex issue. You’ve probably heard a lot of headlines in the news recently about child sexual abuse even though it may be referred to as ‘molestation,’ ‘assault,’ or ‘rape.’ For a topic that is beginning to be talked about more openly, you may not know what words and language to …

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