Raising Wildlings

Your Child's Body, Your Child's Choice with Lauren French from Body Safety Australia

May 17, 2021 Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell Season 2 Episode 19
Raising Wildlings
Your Child's Body, Your Child's Choice with Lauren French from Body Safety Australia
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Raising Wildlings
Your Child's Body, Your Child's Choice with Lauren French from Body Safety Australia
May 17, 2021 Season 2 Episode 19
Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell

TRIGGER WARNING: This podcast episode contains references to child sexual and physical abuse, grooming and predatory behaviour. If this episode triggers anything for you please reach out to a loved one who will listen or contact Lifeline 13 11 14 for support. We see you, we hear you, we believe you.
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Wondering how to teach your children about consent? Want to know how to empower your kids to be the boss of their own body? In this episode, Lauren French from Body Safety Australia helps us answer these incredibly important questions. 

👉  Lauren talks about

  • Body Safety Australia, its mission and her role there
  • Why it is important to start conversations around consent and being the boss of your body in the early years
  • How to go about challenging generational expectations 
  • The myths to avoid in body safety conversations with our children
  • Empowering tips on ways we can introduce these topics
  • Stats parents need to know about child abuse
  • The importance of teaching our children proper anatomical names 
  • How to help make sleepover’s a safe rite of passage

👉  Opt In
https://www.wildlingsforestschool.com/free-downloadables

👉  Links and Resources
Body Safety Australia
Book Recommendations:
Beauty by Bri Lee
Love Your Body, Jessica Saunders
Be Your Own Man, Jessica Saunders

S1, E25: Be Your Own Man with Jess Saunders

👉  Guest Details
Lauren French is a proud Karajarri woman who grew up on Larrakia lands in the Northern Territory, and is now living and working on Wurundjeri land in Melbourne. She is a sexologist, educator and social change maker who works in many different capacities. She is a lead educator with Body Safety Australia and a clinical Sexologist at the Australian Institute of Sexology and Sexual medicine. She has a Bachelors in psychology and a Masters in Sexology with a specialisation in Sexuality Education. As an Aboriginal woman, she feel privileged to be able to support communities and families like her own in areas that are so often under supported.

Body Safety Australia is a not-for-profit organisation providing collaborative community solutions to foster robust, respectful relationships with children and young people. Their evidence-based strategies and programs empower and educate children and young people, their families, and professionals in the home and school environments, offline and online. They have a strong commitment to provide all communities with body safety education that celebrates children of all socio-economic status, religions, abilities, sexuality and/or family structure. 

Wildlings Forest School Contact Details
Website
Facebook
Instagram

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Please take two minutes to subscribe, and to write a rating and a review. You can do that on Apple Podcasts right now by clicking here. If you are an Android user, you can follow the podcast on Spotify here and Google Podcasts here. Those actions will help the podcast reach more people, and we would be truly grateful. Thank you!

Show Notes

TRIGGER WARNING: This podcast episode contains references to child sexual and physical abuse, grooming and predatory behaviour. If this episode triggers anything for you please reach out to a loved one who will listen or contact Lifeline 13 11 14 for support. We see you, we hear you, we believe you.
*
Wondering how to teach your children about consent? Want to know how to empower your kids to be the boss of their own body? In this episode, Lauren French from Body Safety Australia helps us answer these incredibly important questions. 

👉  Lauren talks about

  • Body Safety Australia, its mission and her role there
  • Why it is important to start conversations around consent and being the boss of your body in the early years
  • How to go about challenging generational expectations 
  • The myths to avoid in body safety conversations with our children
  • Empowering tips on ways we can introduce these topics
  • Stats parents need to know about child abuse
  • The importance of teaching our children proper anatomical names 
  • How to help make sleepover’s a safe rite of passage

👉  Opt In
https://www.wildlingsforestschool.com/free-downloadables

👉  Links and Resources
Body Safety Australia
Book Recommendations:
Beauty by Bri Lee
Love Your Body, Jessica Saunders
Be Your Own Man, Jessica Saunders

S1, E25: Be Your Own Man with Jess Saunders

👉  Guest Details
Lauren French is a proud Karajarri woman who grew up on Larrakia lands in the Northern Territory, and is now living and working on Wurundjeri land in Melbourne. She is a sexologist, educator and social change maker who works in many different capacities. She is a lead educator with Body Safety Australia and a clinical Sexologist at the Australian Institute of Sexology and Sexual medicine. She has a Bachelors in psychology and a Masters in Sexology with a specialisation in Sexuality Education. As an Aboriginal woman, she feel privileged to be able to support communities and families like her own in areas that are so often under supported.

Body Safety Australia is a not-for-profit organisation providing collaborative community solutions to foster robust, respectful relationships with children and young people. Their evidence-based strategies and programs empower and educate children and young people, their families, and professionals in the home and school environments, offline and online. They have a strong commitment to provide all communities with body safety education that celebrates children of all socio-economic status, religions, abilities, sexuality and/or family structure. 

Wildlings Forest School Contact Details
Website
Facebook
Instagram

👉 Did You Enjoy This Episode?
Please take two minutes to subscribe, and to write a rating and a review. You can do that on Apple Podcasts right now by clicking here. If you are an Android user, you can follow the podcast on Spotify here and Google Podcasts here. Those actions will help the podcast reach more people, and we would be truly grateful. Thank you!