A book to empower and teach children about personal body safety, feelings, personal boundaries, safe and unsafe touch, private parts, secrets and surprises, consent, and respectful relationships!
The crucial skills taught in this book will help children to protect their bodies from inappropriate touch. Children will be empowered to say in a strong and clear voice, "This is my body! What I say goes!" Through age-appropriate illustrations and engaging text this book will teach children crucial and empowering skills in personal body safety, including identifying safe and unsafe feelings; recognizing early warning signs; using the correct names for private parts; understanding the difference between secrets and surprises; respecting body boundaries; and building a safety network.
Approximately 20% of girls and 8% of boys will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday, but parents, caregivers, and educators can help protect children by teaching them Body Safety skills. Body safety skills empower children, and go a long way in keeping them safe from abuse -- ensuring they grow up as assertive and confident teenagers and adults.