This is a truly fantastic piece on sexting, from Girls Leadership. Parents often have a difficult time discussing this topic with their teens, or they assume they don't need to because their child would "know better". My work with teens has led me to better understand the increasingly complicated and nuanced relationship between technology and sexuality. This is not a conversation for parents to shy away from, and as we approach these discussions, "it is essential to remember
Raising a middle schooler? Here's a great piece on how to stay connected and keep them talking. Hint: the answer is not to pepper them with questions about their day, as soon as they get home from school.