The thieves figured the people would not be home, and wouldn't be returning for awhile.
- Lock all your doors (car & home)
- Hide your garage door opener (or take it with you when you get out of your car)
- Black out or remove your address from your car registration
- Keep valuable belongings out of sight
This specifically hasn't happened to us. Having a stranger come into your home without your permission takes more than your stuff. Most importantly it also takes away your feeling of peace and comfort in your own house. You will fill violated. And if you have small children imagine trying to explain to them, it will be OK when you aren't convinced of that yourself.
I DON'T WANT THIS TO HAPPEN TO ANYONE, BUT ESPECIALLY MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY.