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KLS provides an easy to use national database of sex offenders which can be searched by geographic location or via a name search, it also includes active monitoring of a five mile area around your home with email alerts sent to you when a new sex offender moves into your monitoring area. Additionally, Kids Live Safe's child protection tools were created to assist parents and caregivers in keeping their children safe from sexual predators.

You Won’t Believe What This New Alabama Bill Wants Sex Offenders to Do. Alabama – America is in the midst of voting for a law that would require some sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before they can be released from prison.

You Won’t Believe What This New Alabama Bill Wants Sex Offenders to Do

Alabama’s state legislature passed a bill to Gov. Kay Ivey’s desk for signature. The legislation put forward by state GOP Rep. Steve Hurst, states, “criminals convicted for a sexual offense involving anyone under the age of 13 would be required to undergo chemical castration treatment in addition to any other penalty or condition prescribed by law.” The law, which was sent to Gov. Why Teal Pumpkins Are a New Halloween Tradition. Have you ever thought about what children who have severe food allergies do on Halloween?

Why Teal Pumpkins Are a New Halloween Tradition

According to Margareth Delacruz of Vallejo, California, her daughter Kendall’s severe food allergies made Halloween a difficult time for the 6-year-old. “Her allergies started when she was really young and we carry an EpiPen everywhere. During Halloween, she would still go trick-or-treating with other kids but she was never allowed to eat any of the candy.”

With over 5.6 million American children under the age of 18 having a life-threatening food allergy, the Teal Pumpkin Project aims to make Halloween a little more inclusive. What exactly is the Teal Pumpkin Project? You may be wondering, why teal? Glow sticksPencils, crayons, or markersStickers. KIDS LIVE SAFE: A Family Safety Blog. February is Black History Month!

KIDS LIVE SAFE: A Family Safety Blog

While we celebrate those who have made significant contributions to the African-American community in the past, there are a few pint-sized powerhouses that deserve to be recognized for the contributions to our society that they are making right now. Mari Copeny Also known as “Little Miss Flint,” Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny is a youth activist from Flint, Michigan. At the age of 8, she wrote a letter to President Obama in order to draw attention to the Flint Water Crisis that was being overlooked in her hometown. How To Talk To Your Kids About the Coronavirus. There are over 100 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the US so far, so your children must have heard of it by now either through the news or from other kids at school.

How To Talk To Your Kids About the Coronavirus

However, it’s important that you have a conversation about it with them so you can ease their anxieties and make sure they aren’t misinformed. The New York Times has set up a guide that will help you discuss this topic with your children, getting advice from licensed professionals from all over the country. If you need help with how to approach the topic of the coronavirus with your child, check out these tips below: 1. Process your own fears and anxieties first Abi Gerwirtz, Ph. 2. If your child is under 6-years-old and has not heard about the virus yet, you may be better off not mentioning it all to avoid unnecessary anxiety. 3. Discuss the topic in an age-appropriate manner. 4. Dr. 5. KIDS LIVE SAFE: A Family Safety Blog. Easter will be a little different this year due to social distancing.

KIDS LIVE SAFE: A Family Safety Blog

However, people have gotten creative with ways to keep the spirit of the holiday without sacrificing our favorite traditions. Atlanta mom Brooke Peck has come up with a way to continue the Easter egg hunt. According to Peck, “I thought doing a spring egg hunt would be special because I knew that traditional egg hunts would be canceled due to social distancing measures. The continued canceling of social events makes our family sad so I was hoping this non-traditional egg hunt would bring excitement and joy to us and others in the community.”

Her rules are simple: Create an egg.Hang it outside.Go hunt for eggs in your community, making sure to continue to social distance. You can visit her Instagram page more inspiration. Is Social Distancing Traumatizing Our Kids? As families across the world get accustomed to remote working and schooling, the effect of social distancing on children is uncertain.

Is Social Distancing Traumatizing Our Kids?

Parents around the world are sharing how their children are adjusting to this new change in their lives, and it seems to follow the same trend. Take a look at what some parents have observed: Separation anxiety affects children, even through virtual connections: One parent puts it into perspective: Carly Starr (@Carly_Solstice) April 17, 2020. Homeschooling Is Not For The Faint Of Heart. While the uncertainty of this pandemic may be overwhelming, there may be comfort in knowing that every single person in the world is going through the same thing right now.

Homeschooling Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

While we may be forced into isolation, we are not alone in experiencing this unprecedented event. Even your favorite celebrities are juggling how to raise their families and maintain their careers when suddenly forced with the new responsibility of being a teacher and babysitter. Some celebrities are not coping as well as others. Just see what some celebrities had to say about their new jobs: Shonda Rhimes “Been homeschooling a 6-year old and 8-year old for one hour and 11 minutes. Jennifer Lopez “Have you seen the math that they make the kids do now? Lauren Conrad “Self-isolation with tiny people is no joke. Justin Timberlake.