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Child Predators
May 12, 2009

Child Predators

Family Matters Parenting Magazine

... because your family matters more than anything else. In This Month's Issue
1. Keeping Your Child Safe from Child Predators
2. Ideal Spare Time Business for Moms
3. Your Turn to Give Parenting Advice


Feature Article:
Keeping Your Child Safe from Child Predators
by Laura Ramirez

The recent alleged abduction, rape and murder of eight-year old Sandra Cantu from Tracy, CA by Sunday School teacher, Melissa Huckaby, is a wake-up call for parents. Recent statistics from the Crimes Against Children Research Center cite that there are between 60,000 - 70,000 arrests for sex crimes against children every year. Although crimes against children are down, it is crucial that parents understand what to do to keep their children safe from child predators.

Read the rest of the article on child predators

Make sure to read the article in its entirety. At the bottom is a link to another article I wrote called "9 Tips for Spotting a Child Predator." These articles were picked up by newspapers around the world. Be sure to read it.


Ideal Spare Time Business for Moms
I'd like to introduce you to an ideal spare-time business: resume writing.

In only 6 hours and 35 minutes, you can be in business -- well on your way to making upwards of $150 per hour. And, with the demand for winning resumes growing exponentially these days, your skills are needed now more than ever.

Whether you're just looking for some extra spare-time cash, or are looking for a new career, you should consider it.

Resume writing can also be a great source of income while getting your freelance business off the ground, or to fill in the gaps between projects.

And AWAI's Pro Resume Writer Program gives you everything you need to start and run a successful spare-time resume service. And for the next 48 hours, AWAI is going to practically give the program away for only $48.

There will never be a better opportunity to have the kind of part-time income you've always dreamed about. There are thousands of people in your area who need a resume - to get their first job ... to get a better job ... to make more money ... or to get that dream job.

Order the ProResume Course for only $48

Or learn more about becoming a freelance resume writer


Your Turn to Give Parenting Advice

Did you know that Family Matters has a very active forum? Please feel free to submit your questions or share your advice with other parents. While I personally answer some questions, many are answered by other caring parents, who love helping others and have been-there-done-that. Here's a question from someone who refers to herself as "stressed out mom." Read the first part of her question here, then click on the link to read her entire story. See if you can offer her some helpful advice:

I'm pretty desperate right now and sometimes I believe that the situation I am living at the moment will end up destroying my family. I met Joe about 6 years ago, he had a daughter and I had a daughter from previous relationships ...

Read more and give advice to Stressed-Out Mom


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Happy Belated Mother's Day. I hope you were able to spend this past Sunday with your family.

Until the next issue,

Laura Ramirez, Publisher

Family Matters Parenting Magazine

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