So here we are. After 4 posts about contemporary sexual practices and expectations for our teens, we are ready to talk about how to promote positive sexual health with your teen. From my research, I believe that the sex positivity movement from the 1990’s lends us a hand in this goal. Sex Positivity: What it Means and How ...READ MORE »
This blog post is the 4th in a five part series on healthy sexuality for children and teens. Last post, we boosted parents up to tackle conversations with their daughters about sexual health. In this post, we want to add boys to the mix.
First, let’s think about a framework for helping boys view themselves as developing young men (assuming ...READ MORE »
I was inspired to write this five part blog series after I listened to podcast on healthy sexual pleasure by Dr. Lori Brotto, “Restart Your Sex Life,” which was hosted by Glennon Doyle Home – We Can Do Hard Things – The Podcast (wecandohardthingspodcast.com). It focused on how adult women (especially) can create more health in their sex ...READ MORE »
With the world reopening and social connections blossoming, it’s a good time to think about one of the more dreaded parent topics: The Birds and The Bees, a.k.a. Sex. As a Child & Adolescent Therapist and Sex Educator, it is my goal to help parents get more comfortable with having these talks with their children. Talking to kids about sex, ...READ MORE »