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Some Parts are NOT for Sharing, Julie Federico

March 5, 2019 s

by Aimee Ann

Abuse & Substance AbuseChildren & Picture BookLiterature & Fiction

Travel with a pair of friendly fish as they learn about what parts of our bodies we share with others. Children will learn what the boundaries of appropriate touching are in a very non-threatening way. School Counselor Julie Federico begins the imperative conversation of personal boundaries in Some Parts are not for Sharing. Children will enjoy learning about their bodies as they get some important information from a pair of fish. Parents will marvel at the simple straightforward language and use of sea creatures that create this message all children must hear. 

Book lovers I am obsessed, I am obsessed with Some Parts are NOT for Sharing, and as I read it with my children I thought to myself “this book needs to be in every school” and it truly does. Some Parts are NOT for Sharing is one of the most poignant, endearing and moving children books I have read in a long time. Occasionally I will come across that one children’s book that will astound me, and Some Parts are NOT for Sharing is that book to me thanks to its important story and captivating sentiments laced throughout the book. If you are a parent or know children within your family and or friend group, then already I recommend Some Parts are NOT for Sharing because this is the most important book for children to read and if you do not believe me then I challenge you to read this book because you will soon be converted!

Some Parts are NOT for Sharing is a sensational book that will introduce the reader to a group of friendly and adorable fish. The reader will follow the fish as they learn about what part of our bodies we can share with others. The reader will also learn about personal boundaries and what is inappropriate touching. All while the reader learns this they will also be entertained by the captivating story, and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible Some Parts are NOT for Sharing!

The story of Some Parts are NOT for Sharing is outstanding and full of a host of poignant themes and messages thanks to the exceptional author Julie Federico. Federico throughout her book explores many topics and themes throughout her book with the main one being about your body and not sharing some parts. This theme and many more are perfectly weaved together into one mesmerizing read, and the result is a delightful book that all children should read or be read. The story of Some Parts are NOT for Sharing, is rich and vivid and will captivate young readers minds with its vivid descriptions, images, and characters.

Julie Federico is an exceptional author thanks to her impeccably well-developed story, but she is also an excellent writer thanks to the themes she explores throughout her novel as well as her glorious descriptions. My children adored this book, and they wanted to read it numerous times, and I believe this is thanks to the original story that combines many emotive and entertaining themes and because it is easy to read. There is no use of complicated or technical words throughout the book; instead, it is written in an easy to read and flawless way which will captivate and alight young readers minds with amazement while also informing them on very important topics. The illustrations laced throughout the book are just as phenomenal as the writing, and young readers will adore looking at them.

As Some Parts are NOT for Sharing is an informative, moving, compelling and entertaining children’s book that all children should read, I, of course, have to award this book a dazzling five stars! So please, all parents please do buy and read this book for your child and all those that have young nephews, cousins, and nieces, etc should buy this book for them as it is one of the most charming children’s book I have ever encountered.

To order this book and other titles by Julie Federico visit: http://soo.gd/XM6E

https://redheadedbooklover.com/some-parts-are-not-for-

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Hoping to share my prevention messages with parents/educators everywhere. There is no greater gift a parent can give a child than the gift of safety. How many times can one read Goodnight Moon? A lot because I frequented this book weekly sometimes daily with my kids. But after so many readings parents wonder, “Should I be teaching my kids something that will protect them and empower them?” When this thought comes read some prevention books with your kids. The messages are powerful, easy to understand and information that ALL children need.

I am ending childhood abuse, school violence and domestic violence one book at a time. Thank you for joining me in this rewarding work!

Julie Federico February 2019

Fall is here, protect your children

As school is back in session and your children are meeting new teachers and people it is important to review body safety rules with them for the upcoming year. You may be asking, “What is body safety?” Good question. Body safety is teaching children that their body is their own. No one should touch them in a way that makes them feel uncomfortable. Most importantly if someone does touch them in a way that makes them feel uncomfortable you want to know about it. By reviewing or introducing this information it does two things. Firstly and most importantly it opens the door for your child to confide in you if something happens. If you say nothing, they will say nothing. Child abuse is built on silence and is like a house of cards. Without the silence one card falls, then the whole structure collapses. Many parents do not say anything out of fear. Fear that if they say something somehow this will invite the abuse. This thinking is flawed but permeates our society. See no evil, hear no evil. Meanwhile, children are being abused at an alarming rate. This static is from the Huffington Post: “Every 98 seconds someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. That means every single day more than 570 people experience sexual violence in this country.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sexual-assault-statistics_us_58e24c14e4b0c777f788d24f

I could not find an accurate breakdown for children and sexual assault because this information is under-documented. Most children do not tell an adult about being harmed. If you give your children this information chances are that they will talk to you if something happens. If you open the door to this subject with children it will go along way to keeping them safe.

“The primary reason that the public is not sufficiently aware of child sexual abuse as a problem is that 73% of child victims do not tell anyone about the abuse for at least a year. 45% of victims do not tell anyone for at least 5 years. Some never disclose (Smith et al., 2000; Broman-Fulks et al., 2007” http://www.cachouston.org/child-sexual-abuse-facts/

The second reason this information is so crucial is that when sharing this information with your child you are reinforcing with your child what they already know to be true. When children are touch inappropriately radar goes off blaring, “This is wrong, this is not safe.” By you talking to your child about this before something happens you will be present in their mind and will be with them in thought if something unsafe does happen. They will say to themselves, “Mom and Dad told me this wrong. They told me what to do. I know what to do.” With this scenario you and your children are golden. Your child will only be encountering unwanted touched most like once before you intervene. Child abuse is very simple. It is built on fear and silence. Parents can go a long way to keeping their children safe by doing preventative education. It is not hard to protect your children from unwanted touch; it is very hard to clean up after long-term abuse has occurred.

I worked as a middle school counselor for over a decade and heard awful stories of trauma and abuse. One day it dawned on me, “Is no one talking to the little people?” I wanted to begin talking to the little people for all of the children at my school that I could not protect. My students were 11- 14 years old. The abuse they encountered happened from 2-8 years old. I could not help them; I could not do anything but remediation work. One afternoon I wrote Some Parts are NOT for Sharing in one sitting. I believe it was God inspired. I am just the vehicle to send out this message. My first draft was my last draft. The first publisher I sent it to picked it up and published my work. If you have ever tried to write a book or known someone who has, you know God completely drives this story. It is never this simple. It was ten years ago in August that I wrote the book. I am getting my message out to young people but there are always still so many, many children I have not reached yet. Hoping to spread some prevention information this fall to the children of Denver. There is no greater gift that a parent can give their child than the gift of safety. To order Some Parts are NOT for Sharing visit E bay: goo.gl/77fStV
This book is also available in Spanish.

Thank you for protecting your children!

Julie Federico

www.juliefederico.com

Denver, CO.
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Julie Federico Guest on Shine Your Light Radio

 

Thursday  June 15th I will be discussing child abuse prevention tips with Nancy Smith-Mattox on Shine Your Light Raunnameddio. WYTV7 Christian Broadcasters Network. Learn easy steps to prevent child abuse from happening in your family. Parents need to begin talking to their two year old children about this information. Four is the the age that most children are approached by those who want to harm them. If you work with young children or have children, grandchildren of your own you will want to tune in.

Childhood abuse is a risk factor contributing to adult alcoholism and other mental health problems. https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-1/52-57.htm It is so much easier to prevent childhood abuse than to pick up the pieces up afterwards. Get a head start and read Some Parts are NOT for Sharing before Thursday’s show at:

www.juliefederico.com

There is no greater gift a parent can give a child than the gift of safety. Thank you for protecting your children!

 

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Giggling Green Bean is hosting a books signing

 

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The Giggling Green Bean is hosting a book signing for award winning children’s services author Julie Federico.  Julie will be signing her landmark books Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT, Some Parts are NOT for Sharing and Algunas Partes NO Son Para Comparitir.

July 5, 2014

1-3pm

The Giggling Green Bean

3929 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212
(720) 988-3725

Some Parts are NOT for Sharing/Algunas Partes NO Son Para Compartir in Splash Magazine

 

Splash Magazine has a comprehensive holiday children’s gift guide.

http://www.lasplash.com/publish/Family_and_Children_Gift_Guides/holiday-family-gifts-2013.php

Some Parts are NOT for Sharing/Algunas Partes NO Son Para Compartir is listed at the bottom of this page.  This is the first holiday gift guide that I have been in.  I am thrilled that the books are listed as a gift.   There is no greater gift a parent can give their children than the gift of safety.  Happy shopping.

 

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