Posts Tagged "body autonomy"

Respecting My Kids: Physical Boundaries

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in "Respecting My Kids" series, Parenting

Respecting My Kids: Physical Boundaries

"Excuse me, please! I have something I want to say. It's my birthday, and I'm tired of being pinched, noogied, hit, hugged too tight, picked up, tickled, and touched in ways that I don't like. I am six years old, and I'm the boss of my body!" Ruby's Studio: The Safety Show

One morning a couple of weeks ago, I was dropping off my 5-year-old, Rachel, at school. I asked her, "Do you want a hug or no hug today?"...

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