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Wichita Non-Profit Highlight :: Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center

Did you know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? A whole month dedicated to raising awareness about sexual assault and providing information on how to prevent sexual violence. Wichita Moms Blog hopes that this post will inspire you to take action to speak to your children and friends about how to end assault for all. […]

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A Letter to My Sons About Consent…

Dear boys, Every day the world seems to become a crazier place. You turn on the news and see celebrities and politicians alike being accused of sexual assault and harassment. You flip over to ESPN where current and former athletes are being accused of the same, in addition to domestic violence. You tell me that you […]

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Finding Strength in #MeToo

“….me too.” Those two words broke my heart for a week solid after Alyssa Milano took to social media in October with Tarana Burke’s phrase #metoo that raised our society’s awareness to the prevalence of sexual misconduct. In post after post, I witnessed courageous family, friends, co-workers and brave strangers come forward with those two […]

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The “Rude” Behavior I’m Teaching My Kids {Sexual Abuse Prevention}

My kids are being raised in an extremely affectionate family. We exchange hugs and kisses 24/7; we have secret family handshakes and our own family vernacular. But my babies are growing up, and they’ve reached an age that necessitates difficult conversations about how not every touch from an adult or a “friend” is always innocent. They don’t […]

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Why We Don’t Allow Sleepovers

For my seventh birthday, I had three of my best girlfriends spend the night. We ordered pizza, ate cake, and painted each others’ nails. It was fun and completely innocent. As my oldest child approaches five years old, he loves to inform me about all of the various birthday parties he will have. Lasertag, bowling, and trampoline […]

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