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April 10, 2017

Check out Andrew P. Smiler, Author's fantastic guideline for conversations about sex with your son (or daughter!!!). Note, that's conversations, plural. Don't try to squeeze it all into one talk.

March 11, 2017

This topic keeps coming up in each an every one of my parenting seminars, so I dug up this piece from 2014. Figuring out the right messaging for our kids is challenging, to say the least.  
“One of our recommendations is that children should be taught about relati...

February 24, 2017

I had the opportunity to see Gail Dines speak last night. Parents, if you haven't already educated yourselves on the topic of raising kids in the world of digital pornography, buckle your seat belts and watch her TED talk. This discussion comes up in my parenting talks...

February 23, 2017

This is an excellent read on the topic of why and how to become an "askable" parent, when it comes to the subject of sex. "By creating an open, curious, non-charged environment around the topic of sex, you’ll be able to provide information your children need when they...

January 26, 2017

Anonymous questions are the best! Here's some insight into what teens wonder about sex.

August 31, 2016

If you haven't already read Peggy Orenstein's book Girls and Sex (you should), check out her fantastic interview in Goop and change the way you talk to your kids about sex.

June 23, 2016

Interesting commentary on sexual attitudes-- this piece describes the intersection of alcohol and hookup culture. Liquid courage for sex. Let's talk with the teens and young adults in our lives about this.

April 8, 2016

This subject comes up in my talks regularly, which is great because parents need to be able to openly discuss oral sex with their kids when the time is right, including potential health risks, consent and coercion. (And the time is right earlier than you may want it to...

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