More Than Just "Stranger Danger" Protecting Your Kids From Grooming


Right now, parents are being inundated with a modern-day “Stranger Danger” as they are warned with article after article about online predators. While these online predators are just as much of a danger as the strange man watching children play in a park, it still holds true that the adults known to children are more of a risk to them than the strangers on the internet you’ve been warning them about.


To help you be aware of potential grooming of your children and what you can do to stop it, here are 10 indicators of grooming behavior and ways to protect your children from them. While many of these indicators are not nefarious on their own, it is important to be aware of them and note the presence of multiple indicators as a