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My Body Belongs to Me: A book about body safety
Without being taught about body boundaries, a child may be too young to understand when abuse is happening—or that it’s wrong. This straightforward, gentle book offers a tool parents, teachers, and counselors can use to help children feel, be, and stay safe. The rhyming story and simple, friendly illustrations provide a way to sensitively share and discuss the topic, ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 10th 2014 by Free Spirit Publishing
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Mar 03, 2016 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
I feel very strongly about having conversations with children early in their lives about their bodies. Setting a foundation for open conversations and trust is so important. I also have acquaintances and friends who were molested at very young ages (even as young as 2, which made me want to find appropriate books for my daughter who is the same age right now). Since my work focuses on issues of sexual exploitation, the importance of having safe, trusting people in the lives of children is not ...more
This simple, straightforward book written for kids 3-8 teaches kids about boundaries when it comes to their bodies and what to do when someone violates those boundaries. It has some very helpful suggestions for parents and other adults who are sharing this book with kids. It can be a useful book in a very non-threatening way.