cover of Body Pro by Erin Falligant

Body Pro by Erin Falligant

Inside:  A book for tween girls about positive body image.

About this book

Body Pro by Erin Falligant is a great book for tween girls about their body and will start many conversations about body image, self esteem and the messages we receive from the media.

This is an interesting book, mainly because there aren’t all that many books on this topic for tween girls. I like this book because it is full of lots of interesting facts and tips. The layout means that it is a quick and enjoyable read. My ‘nearly 13’ daughter read it and enjoyed it. She found the trivia and facts very interesting and asked me lots of questions. So it was a great conversation starter.

The book starts off by talking about what happens to your body as you go through puberty, talking about bras, periods, acne, hair care, and more. It also looks at good nutrition and how to care for your body with a healthy diet, exercise and enough sleep. Anxiety and stress is also talked about, looking at what tweens and teens do to destress. It talks about bodies in the media, and encourages girls to question what is and isn’t real.

I really like this book, and so did my daughter. It is the sort of book that would start many conversations over many years!

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Ideal ages

Body Pro by Erin Falligant is ideal for girls between the ages of 10 - 14 years of age.

Buy a copy

Buy a copy of Body Pro by Erin Falligant from Amazon or Book Depository.

You can find more books like this in my extensive list of Sex Education Books for Children.

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Resources

My mission is to create resources that will help you to naturally talk to your kids about sex, all while respecting your personal values.

Which means that inside this website, you'll find lots of resources to help you with talking to your child about love, sex, relationships and growing up.

My Sex Education 101 page includes all of the information on sex education. You'll find lots of different blogposts to help with getting started, on a wide range of different topics.

My Puberty 101 page includes all of the information on puberty. You'll find lots of different blogposts to help with talking to your child about growing up.

You'll find videos about sex ed in my Sex Education Videos resource page that you can watch with your child or to learn more about sex education yourself.

You’ll also find an extensive range of sex education books for children, for kids of all ages. There's even some books in there for parents! 

If you're looking for some ideas on how to talk to your child about bodies, Let's Talk About Bodies, will help you to start naming the private body parts and to have shame-free conversations with them about bodies. It is filled with lots of different ideas on how to have natural converasations with your child about their body. 

You'll also find some child friendly anatomically-correct cartoon illustrations of the genitals and internal reproductive organs that are appropriate for children from the age of 3 and up. Let's Look at Different Body Parts is a printable that will help take the awkward out of talking to your child about their body, so they grow up feeling educated, confident, and comfortable in their own skin.

If you're worried that talking to your child about bodies might lead to questions about sex, then you can relax. Let's Talk About Sex, will help you to explain sexual intercourse to your child in a way they will understand. It breaks sex down into simple steps that  take the stress out of explaining!

If your're unsure about how to answer your child's questions about sex, then The Sex Education Answer Book will give you age-specific answers to the most common questions kid's ask parents about sex.  Which means you don't need to worry about finding a child-friendly explanation that your child understands. 

About the Author Cath Hakanson

I'm Cath, a sex educator living in Australia with my husband and 2 kids. I help parents to talk about sex (with less cringe and more confidence) and empower their child to make smart sexual decisions. To find a better way to talk about sex, you can join my community of parents and visit my shop for helpful resources.

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