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Author Lydia Bowers

Lydia Bowers

Lydia Bowers is a speaker, consultant, and trainer who happily exists in the Venn diagram overlap between early childhood and sex education. After spending almost two decades working directly with children as a classroom teacher and a parent, she is passionate about reframing sexuality conversations. Lydia now teaches families and educators how to talk to children about subjects like gender, reproduction, and abuse. When she’s not traveling around the country for conferences and speaking engagements, she lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two children and adds to her growing collection of children’s book character tattoos as often as she can. Follow her on TikTok @lydiatalksconsent.
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Lydia is available to speak on these topics:
  • Sexual Abuse Prevention Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Consent


Buy the Set: We Say What’s Okay Series

Teach the building blocks of consent in a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate way.

Consent Is a Social-Emotional Skill: Building a Culture of Consent in Your School

Using hands-on activities that can be adapted for school and home, you’ll discover how to support children’s understanding of empathy and consent. You’ll learn considerations for your own modeling and teaching consent in a classroom setting, and you’ll discuss the gray areas when an adult needs to be in charge.

We Accept No

A story about accepting no for an answer and how to handle the feeling of rejection.

We Are in Charge of Our Bodies

Support young children as they learn the importance of setting physical boundaries.

We Ask Permission

A story that helps with teaching boundaries.

We Can Say No

A story that helps teach young children that it’s okay to say no.

We Check In with Each Other

Help young children understand that it’s okay to establish personal boundaries and change their minds.

We Listen to Our Bodies

Deja helps young children recognize their emotions by listening to their bodies.

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