The holidays are a very busy and joyous time, with celebrations that include families and friends. With the shopping, planning and all of the things that we put into the holiday season, it's important to remember that there are risks around this time of year that could easily turn what is supposed to be a happy time into a life changing tragedy.
From crowded shopping malls to predator online scams, parents need to be vigilant about where their kids are and what they're doing. That also extends to holiday guests that are staying in your home. If a child is voicing that they are uncomfortable around a relative or family friend, parents need to listen.
Former FBI profiler Jeff Rinek provides valuable tips on some very basic and common sense things that parents can do to ensure their kids are safe during the holiday season and beyond.
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