Can I touch the gun?” “Can I play with a gun if it looks like a toy?” “What do I do if I see a gun at my friend’s house?” Well, these are just a fraction of the questions you might be dealing with when it comes to having firearms while raising kids. Gun safety is a very important topic to address, and keeping this in mind, we have come up with the best guide for you.
We spoke with four mothers across the country who are currently raising their daughters to live a lifestyle in the outdoors, and one that is inclusive of firearms. They have all had their positives of what it means to be a family who appreciates being outside, but with all positives come challenges. Whether or not you are looking to start a family or wanting to adapt to a new lifestyle, These mothers have all overcome those challenges to find success, and ultimately share their tricks on how you can raise your daughter outdoors.
It’s a question we get asked on a regular basis, “how can I raise my daughter tactfully?” Introducing your children to firearms and raising them to be invested is no simple task, but our first bit of advice is to implement safety. According to a Gallup study, 31% of Americans who have guns in their home also have children under the age of 18 living with them.
I was 15 in high school and we got married in March of this year. Prior to him I had only ever shot a gun once and I would have called myself more of a flight than fight person. When we started dating, he began taking me out to the range and teaching me all the basics of firearm safety.
This world is, for the most part, an amazing place to live at, am I right? However; As beautiful as life is and that’s a lot! - I wouldn’t be wise to ignore that sometimes dangerous situations will arise, so, why not be prepared for that?