One day in the future the time will come when Lula will tell her two young children about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child.
- Kimberley Le Lievre
- The Canberra Times
Until then, she prepares them as best she can for the reality that there are bad people in the world, without shattering their security.
She teaches them to know what makes them feel uncomfortable and stand up for themselves, and to trust their intuition.
But in particular she teaches them that if an adult ever asks them to keep a secret, to tell her or their dad straight away.
“You don’t want to expose your kids to harm, but at the same time by not talking to…