Parents in a crowded place, like a playground or store, will often tell their children, “Stay where I can see you.” While the parent understands that this means, “Stay close,” a child does not necessarily understand the limit — when can a parent see or not see them? A clearer direction would be to tell your child, “Stay where you can see me.” This gives them the boundary — they must be able to see you no matter where they go. Now, your child can check in frequently, all while staying in eyesight. For more tips, request the VIRTUS® article “Communication Tip No. 5: Stranger Danger,” at lacatholics.org/did-you-know. Click for the VIRTUS article: Communication Tip No. 5: Stranger Danger.