These two pages introduce the topics of pornography and other sexual content—written or heard. The great thing about this is that parents can decide when to introduce the words associated with these types of explicit content while still giving children protection.
Category: My Body Is a Gift (Page 2 of 2)
If you’ve taken the time to introduce the connection between the body and the soul inside on the last 2 pages, then these pages can continue that line of discussion. These pages address healthy sexuality at some of the deepest levels: our thoughts and words.
Thus far the questions I have listed have been more directed toward younger age children since these concepts are generally taught to this age group. Older children see these pages as more of a review, though many of the discussion questions can be easily adapted to them (discussions on healthy food, frequency of bathing, the dentist’s latest evaluation of their brushing, etc).
**Theme Continuation from Pages 2-3**
One part of healthy sexuality that we don’t often consider is having an appreciation for our bodies. Teaching our children that our bodies are wonderful and can do incredible things is an easy way to begin discussions about healthy sexuality with very small children. These pages address this appreciation.
One part of healthy sexuality that we don’t often consider is having an appreciation for our bodies. Teaching our children that bodies are good and from God is an easy way to begin discussions about healthy sexuality with very small children. These pages address this appreciation.
The book, “My Body is a Gift from God: Introducing Conversations to Safeguard Children” is an excellent way to begin a pattern of ongoing conversations about healthy sexuality with your children. Each page is an invitation to a variety of healthy sexuality conversations. Following the articles entitled “My Body is a Gift Discussions” will give you ideas to get your creative juices flowing. There are an unlimited number of such conversations that can begin with the pages of this book, based on the individual experiences of children and families.
Let’s get started!
I’m including this school abuse incident with permission, as there are valuable insights for parents, whether or not their child has experienced this type of situation.
A mom, who attended one of my presentations and who has been reading my book with her children, wrote me (we’ll call her Amy). She asked her oldest, a kindergartner, about school and her little girl (we’ll call her Bonnie) said a boy in class