Did you hear about Florida?
That’s how my husband told me about the most recent mass shooting in our country. Florida, Las Vegas, Burlington, Virginia Tech, San Bernardino, Houston, Sandy Hook Elementary. The list of mass shooting sites is growing; the list of lives lost is worse. As a new mom, these shootings have taken on a new meaning. We can stay away from public events, parties, and national monuments, but how can we keep our daughter from school? In Florida a teenager shot down his former classmates. At Sandy Hook, a young man gunned down innocent children. How in the world do you protect your children against that? In the event of a mass shooting, we need to know what to do. Worse, if your child is caught up in a violent event, he needs to be able to protect himself. Here are some tips you can use and share to protect your child from an active shooter.