Ginger Kadlec
Education Contributor in Zionsville, IN - Boone County

The Talk

January 30, 2016 - Guest Post by TINA MATTSSON — get free updates of new posts here. The Talk. One of the most dreaded phrases in parenthood. Bring up the topic, and almost everyone will k [...] Read More

The Face of Evil

January 22, 2016 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. A severe child abuse case out of Mesa, Arizona is giving us all a glimpse into the face of evil. The alleged perpe [...] Read More

1 in 3 Human Trafficking Victims is a Child

January 11, 2016 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. The numbers are staggering… Over 20 million people are thought to be human trafficking victims worldwide. An [...] Read More

3 Holiday Safety Tips for Kids

November 24, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. With the holidays upon us, families and friends are getting together to celebrate the season. Sadly, this is also [...] Read More

November 20 is Universal Children’s Day

November 20, 2015 - Guest Post by LAURIE A. GRAY, JD — get free updates of new posts here. November 20 is Universal Children’s Day.  The date marks the day the United Nations (&l [...] Read More

Is Strangulation Actually Attempted Murder In Disguise?

November 10, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. It only takes just 11 pounds of pressure and a mere 10 seconds for a strangulation victim to lose consciousness. Death [...] Read More

A Snapchat Update Parents Need To Know

October 28, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. One of the most popular social media apps goin’ is Snapchat which allows users to readily share pictures and [...] Read More

The Real World of Sexual Predators and Online Gaming

October 21, 2015 - Guest Post by THOMAS-GABRIEL RÜDIGER — get free updates of new posts here. An international phenomenon began just 15 years ago… online gaming. It st [...] Read More

3 Important Reasons To Teach Kids Proper Body Part Names

October 09, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. Do you remember the movie Kindergarten Cop and the famous line heard ’round the world, stated oh-so confidently&n [...] Read More

It Happens to 99.9% of Parents

October 01, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. During an annual trek to the Atlantic coast this year, I was relaxing on the beach one sunny afternoon when I noticed a [...] Read More

Word of Mom Radio

July 03, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. It was like a couple of girlfriends talking about their kids over coffee… deep conversation with a litt [...] Read More

3 Myths About Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

June 26, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. Talking with children about preventing sexual abuse may seem like an impossible task… or at least one that many p [...] Read More

A Survivor’s Awakening

June 24, 2015 - Want a life without traumatic responses?  YOU have the answers to make it happen. Guest Post by Elisabeth Corey — get free updates of new posts here. When I started [...] Read More

The Close Link Between Animal Abuse and Child Abuse

June 18, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. Child protection professionals have long recognized the close link between animal abuse and child abuse, as well a [...] Read More

Proof Positive: Why You Should Keep Naked Baby Pics Private!

June 15, 2015 - Jaw dropping realization about online searches and the demand for explicit child photos Guest Post by Jarrett Arthur — get free updates of new posts here. Dear Pare [...] Read More

10 Reasons Children Don’t Disclose Abuse

June 09, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. Sadly, nearly 3/4 of all children who are sexually abused keep their abuse a secret for at least a year. Another 45% do [...] Read More

4 Lessons We Can Learn From The Duggars

May 27, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. My stomach continues to churn as I read report after report about reality star Josh Duggar’s alleged admission of [...] Read More

The Internet Never Forgets

May 22, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. While a picture is worth a thousand words, a digital picture is like words spoken — once it’s ‘out th [...] Read More

Dear Parent: Know Your Emotional Self

May 19, 2015 - Guest Blog by Becky Kapsalis — get free updates of new posts here. Emotional Inheritance + Emotional Intelligence = Emotional success We are all products of parents [...] Read More

3 Reasons Children Keep Abuse “A Secret”

May 08, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. Silence is a child abuser’s best friend. You name it. Any kind of abuse… physical, sexual, emotional and ev [...] Read More

Behind The Scenes of a Child Forensic Interview

April 07, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. An allegation of child abuse is made every 10 seconds. As a child abuse investigation begins, the suspected child victi [...] Read More

4 Ways YOU Can Make A Difference

April 02, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. I was reminded at a recent fundraising dinner how many people want to help prevent child abuse, but aren’t q [...] Read More

4 Family Traditions Worth Breaking

March 18, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. From baking sugar cookies during the holidays to catching up on laundry each weekend, traditions, as well as [...] Read More

A Cyber Crime Detective’s Advice To Parents

March 09, 2015 - Guest Blog by Detective Sergeant CHRIS CECIL, Indiana State Police – get free updates of new posts here. With its origins as a US military research project in the late 1 [...] Read More

In A Matter Of Seconds

February 27, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. On a recent trip out East, I was reminded how quickly one’s life can change in a matter of seconds. After having [...] Read More

Body Safety Education For Parents

February 12, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. It’s never too early to begin teaching your children about keeping their bodies safe from sexual predators. While [...] Read More

The Child Pornography Threat

February 04, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. CAUTION: Due to the disturbing nature of this crime, frank and graphic information is included in this article and [...] Read More

4 Easy Ways To Teach Body Safety To Children

January 21, 2015 - By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here. As the tide rolled up the trench into a moat protecting our tiny sand castle, three-year old Dex ran alongsid [...] Read More

Violence in Childhood

January 08, 2015 - Violence exists in safe, loving homes, too. Guest Post by Elisabeth Corey — get free updates of new posts here. Lately, I have been inundated with stories of children ex [...] Read More

5 Reasons To Rethink Santa’s Lap

December 11, 2014 - Guest Post by Jarrett Arthur – get free updates of new posts here. The holiday season is in full swing, and with the better part of the world completely preoccupied (ok, [...] Read More