Teach them not to get in the middle of a fight, even if they want
Teach them how to get to safety, to call 911, to give your address
and phone number to the police.
Teach them who to call for help.
Tell them to stay out of the kitchen.
Give the principal at school or the daycare center a copy of your court order;
tell them not to release your children to anyone without talking to you first; use
a password so they can be sure it is you on the phone; give them a photo of the
Make sure the children know who to tell at school if they see the abuser.
Make sure that the school knows not to give your address or phone
number to ANYONE.