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!
April is STD Awareness Month, and Nurse Leslie wants parents to think about the connection between education and safety when it comes to this uncomfortable topic. FACT: The current STD rate for teens is 10 million cases each year. To lower the numbers will take education, fearlessness and the willingness for everyone to agree to […]
April is STD Awareness month and we are wrapping up this series with more information about the role parents play, what they can do, and how to help prepare kids to navigate through the adolescent years to become healthy and happy young adults. Feel free to check out the other posts in this series, take […]
Prevention: Addressing the Challenges April is STD Awareness month, and we are continuing the conversation this week about prevention. Feel free to check out part one of this series here and part two here. If you are a parent of a tween (yes, tween) or teenager you MUST start talking with them. This does not […]
Basic STD knowledge: April is STD Awareness month and all month long we are talking about various aspects of sexually transmitted diseases and how they affect families. In case you missed it, take our STD knowledge quiz. This week we are looking at the history of STDs and the impact on teens and young adults. […]