Safety First

Sooner or later it happens to all of us, you turn around in the store and your child is no longer in view. Your breathe catches in your throat, you start to perspire, and just at the first wave of nausea, you hear a little voice say “Mom, look what I found!”

Unfortunately, the reality is that children do sometimes get lost or separated from there parents; especially in large crowds, if you have more than once child, and if they are prone to wandering off. As an adoptive parent I am probably more paranoid than the general population, but also more aware especially during those early years together that our children may be more at risk because they are more prone to indiscriminate friendliness and processing attachment. There are many things you can do to help keep your mind at ease so you can enjoy your time together: 

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