6 Illuminating Books to Teach Children About Consent
Do your children know to stop hugging someone who maybe doesn't want to be hugged? Do they understand the types of secrets they can keep and the ones they should share? These questions deal with your children's ability to give and receive consent. While you want to teach them to respect other people, especially elders and authority figures, you also want them to know that they can and should speak up about their boundaries. Since this subject can feel overwhelming to talk to your kids about, and it's easy not to know where to start, books are always a great choice. The visual aids are engaging and interesting to kids, while still getting the valuable lesson across. Keep reading for six books that will help you start the vital discussion about consent.