Originally Posted by Borgoguy
Poor kid. RIP.
Even at 14, I gave my son "the stranger talk" again for what must be the hundredth time. I admit to being a helicopter parent, but never complain about taking him anywhere or picking him up.
My wife and I have already begun prepping him for the next parental nightmare: driving whilst, or stepping into a car with someone who's, intoxicated (drugs or drink). You just hope they listen. But there are no guarantees.
I know. Mine are still young and naive to the point where they don't even know "why a stranger would want to kidnap them". But I know why.
And just thinking about it crushes my soul.
I need to get out of this thread.