The Minister of Education for the Province of Ontario has announced that when they update the sex-ed curriculum this year it will include material on healthy relationships and consent for the littlest kids. The announcement came just one day after my article about teaching kids consent appeared in the Huffington Post.
Yes, probably. But still very good news.
Raising boys: How to teach consent
My son runs towards me at full-speed and dives into my arms. He buries his head and tucks it in for a full-fledged snuggle. Then he pulls away, looks into my face and says, “Wait — do you want to be hugged?” Read the full story here.