In search of something to watch on TV, and admittedly desperate for something new, I stumbled across a rerun of Blossom, the TV show from the ‘90s. In this episode Blossom gets her first period. Right up my alley! In the first scene, we see Blossom shopping for tampons and trying to be as invisible […]
If you’re a parent of a child between the ages of 0-7, our Bodies in Motion class has you covered. In addition to in-person classes, this one is available online live or pre-recorded, and we’ve got materials to download with it!
Leslie Dixon recorded a series of Facebook Lives with “mommy blogger” Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan. In this installment, they discussed beginning the continuum of “the talk” with young children.
(Your kids are going to learn about sex with or without you…) As someone who has taught about puberty and sexuality for 30 years, I am amazed that the denial and parental naivete around these topics is so pervasive– especially in the age of electronic devices and social media. I realize that it can be […]
Kids’ questions are more varied and diverse than only being about “s-e-x.” And as I’ve said many times before, the earlier you start talking with your child, the easier it’s going to be and the more willing your child will be to come to you with their questions and concerns. However, it is never too […]
Our brave leader joins Rage Against the Minivan’s Kristen Howerton for another installment of their Facebook Live series of conversations about “the talk” and all the things that go along with it. This time: talking with teenagers!
The constant when I speak to most parents is how to have “the talk” with their children. “When should I have the talk? What should I say or not say?” Their questions and concerns go on and on. I smile because I’ve taught parents how to talk to their kids about puberty, adolescence and sex […]
Yes, I was a big fan of the Harry Potter series. I have all the books and I’ve seen all the movies. So this morning when I was trying to figure out the best method to get a point across about the fear of sex and puberty, I thought of Harry and the fact that everyone — excluding […]