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Articles and Resources for Keeping Door County Families Safe

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content…. Continue Reading →

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children®

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is a non—profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. Since 1984, NCMEC has served as the national clearinghouse and resource center… Continue Reading →

FBI: Safety Resources for Parents

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is an intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities that is staffed by a dedicated cadre of more than 30,000 agents, analysts, and other professionals who work around the… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension: eParenting®

Research shows that digital media can be a positive and powerful parenting tool. eParenting® provides parents and other caring adults ways to connect with children and adolescents using digital media. Developed by educators from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs,… Continue Reading →

Protect Kids Online (PKO) Podcast

The Protect Kids Online (PKO) Podcast is brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.  This podcast is designed as a resource for parents, grandparents, guardians, or caregivers of children. Get information about… Continue Reading →

Keeping Door County Youth Safe from Human Trafficking

In September of 2017 Door County was part of a state-wide operation to crack down on sex trafficking. Door County was among the areas where “johns” were arrested for the exploitation of children. This is alarming news for our Community…. Continue Reading →

Choosing the Right Size Bicycle

Tips for Parents A bicycle of the wrong size may cause your child to lose control and be injured. Any bike must be the correct size for the child for whom it is bought. To keep your child safe, the… Continue Reading →

Child Safety Seats – Be A Pro!

“Some 3 out of 4 child safety seats are not used correctly. The correct installation of child safety seats is often very confusing to parents, grandparents and caregivers. Changing technology in vehicles and child safety seats adds to this confusion.”… Continue Reading →

Parenthetical

Are You The Parent of a 10-16 Year old? Check out parenthetical.wisc.edu – a FREE University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension sponsored online community for parents of kids ages 10-16. It’s a parenting website, blog and social network all in one place…. Continue Reading →

Home Alone

  Is your child ready for self-care? Our Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child is ready for self-care. If your child is ready, the provided lessons can help… Continue Reading →

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