Parenting is priceless, raising our children to be without fear is important. Giving them the tools to not be victims is equally empowering.
Train up your children in the way they should go, and when they are old they will not depart from it.
Armed Pacifism- A person (or group of persons) who believe in nonviolence, but having determined not to be victims, armed and trained themselves. Hoping to never use such knowledge or armament, but understanding in a less-than-perfect world, such preparedness has its place.