Another pro parenting tip from Nurse Leslie is that knowledge can help keep your kids safe. A lot of parents think that information might lead to experimentation, but the evidence says otherwise– it’s uninformed curiosity that leads to misinformation from unreliable sources and risky behaviors. Watch this video to learn more!
“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” ― Brené Brown E.T. Phone Home For those of you who don’t remember the iconic movie by Steven Spielberg, the premise […]
Let’s Be the Solution Awareness campaigns this month of October are all about solving issues by bringing them out into the open. Let’s Talk! is the theme, and amongst the many issues, including domestic violence and substance abuse, my favorite is of course, talking to children about sexuality. What do they all have in common? […]
Let’s Talk Periods Women have menstruated since the beginning of time. But people rarely speak of it directly. We’ve applied colorful metaphors to the monthly event in spades: Aunt Flo, On the Rag, I’m at a Red Light, Surfing the Crimson Tide, Checked into Red Roof Inn, Curse of Dracula, Leak Week, My Dot, and […]
Blogging! I have just started, and I think both you and Birds and Bees Connection will benefit. You might ask why…after all — Everywhere you look, a new blog is popping up. Costco Magazine spotlighted blogs this month in their magazine. You see blogs-this and blogs-that every time you use your search engine! The […]
Sexually Transmitted Diseases There’s good news. Really. The good news is that our teen birth rates have decreased due to education. So you would have thought with that knowledge, educating our young people about prevention of STD’s too would be a “no brainer.” But there is still one topic that we dance around, skirt around, […]
The Birds and Bees Connection has developed a unique model of parent-child courses that celebrate the transition between childhood and adolescence. Our courses create a safe, engaging environment where parent and child come together to openly discuss the physical and emotional changes leading toward and including adolescence. At the Birds and Bees Connection, we help […]