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Author Kacy Chambers. De-stigmatising conversations on sex. WISER – West of Ireland Sex Education Resource. Sex Ed Store. Sex ed fails teens by ignoring sexting. Beautiful You, by Nat Kringoudis. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book!

Beautiful You, by Nat Kringoudis

Join Dr Nat Kringoudis in this eye-opening book as she tells you everything your PDHPE teacher never did about how hormones affect sexuality, physical health and appearance and mental wellbeing. She will show you how to make your hormones happier than a Pharrell Williams song (and change your life in the process). Your body is talking ... How Sex Educators Talk To Their Sons About Consent. Sex Education and Parenting: What We Know. Source: Prostock-Studio/Shutterstock When you think of sex education, the first thing that comes to mind may be a classroom full of giggling and blushing middle school students.

Sex Education and Parenting: What We Know

But there is clear evidence that the foundations for sex education – and much of what determines adolescents’ knowledge, attitudes and behavior – comes from parents and guardians at home. Several systematic reviews demonstrate that parents play a key role in shaping their children’s views about sexual behavior and ultimately their decision making throughout the adolescent years. article continues after advertisement The evidence also demonstrates that many parents underestimate their role in teaching their children about sex.

Yet there are many benefits when parents do address the topic of sex with their children. Consent: The New Rules of Sex Ed: Every Teen's Guide to Healthy Sexual Relationships eBook: Jennifer Lang MD: Kindle Store. The Relational Book for Parenting: Raising Children to Connect, Collaborate, and Innovate by Growing our Families' Relationship Superpowers. Sex education by teens, for teens. AMAZE - Age appropriate info on puberty for tweens and their parents. Sex Education For The Real World. The Porn Conversation. Why I dressed sexy as a kid - Talking About Sex. I remember being in middle school and testing out my sexiness.

Why I dressed sexy as a kid - Talking About Sex

Did you? Or is your child dressing sexy? Some of my clients never did this, and some don’t remember that time of their life very well, so let me share my memory with you. Maybe it will give you a window into your own child. This is vulnerable to share, even more so than the blog I wrote on how I lost track of my boundaries. At 12 or 13, I definitely became interested in tighter clothes.

How to raise a sexually empowered daughter. The Amazing, Tumultuous, Wild, Wonderful, Teenage Brain. Adolescence is as much a perplexing time of life as it is an amazing one.

The Amazing, Tumultuous, Wild, Wonderful, Teenage Brain

Running roughly between the ages of twelve and twenty- four (yes, into our mid-twenties!) , adolescence is known across cultures as a time of great challenge for both adolescents and the adults who support them. Because it can be so challenging for everyone involved, I hope to offer support to both sides of the generational divide. If you are an adolescent, my hope is that the information I am offering will help you make your way through the at times painful, at other times thrilling personal journey that is adolescence. When it comes to discussing pelvic health with your daughter, the sooner the better.

Sex Ed Is a Basic Human Right We Deny to Teens Every Day. How a Feminist Porn Director Gives Her Daughters "The Talk" 5 Body Safety Rules All Kids Need To Know. Sex Before Kissing: How 15-Year-Old Girls Are Dealing With Porn-Obsessed Boys. This post comes from an article originally posted on Collective Shout by Melinda Tankard Reist.

Sex Before Kissing: How 15-Year-Old Girls Are Dealing With Porn-Obsessed Boys

6 Ways We Accidentally Teach Our Boys Rape Culture - Top 10 Sex Ed Books for the Modern Parent. This post includes mature content, and is written for parents.

Top 10 Sex Ed Books for the Modern Parent

Sex ed is being discussed more and more, both in the media and at home. From abstinence to proactive protection, more parents than ever are making a point to answer their kids’ questions at home. Whether you are a stay-at-home parent, or a CEO of a fortune 500 company, keeping the dialogue open (not just about sex!) With your kids is the best way to maintain a familial bond. This guide is for the 21st Century parent, looking to educate children of all ages, including older teens. 1. Talking to kids about sex handbook. Parentsguide sexed. The Case for Teaching Kids 'Vagina,' 'Penis,' and 'Vulva' - The Atlantic. Normanack/flickr One bright morning in late March, Kate Rohdenburg, a sexual violence prevention educator, sat cross-legged on the floor of a first-grade classroom.

The Case for Teaching Kids 'Vagina,' 'Penis,' and 'Vulva' - The Atlantic

In her arms, she cradled two plastic baby dolls, one brown, one beige, each with its own miniature cloth diaper. Thirty minutes into her lesson, Rohdenburg had already covered several foundational concepts of child sexual abuse prevention -- consent, empathy, body rights, privacy. "What body parts are the same? " When Should Parents Talk To Kids About Porn? - Dr. Marty Klein. When Should Parents Talk To Kids About Porn?

When Should Parents Talk To Kids About Porn? - Dr. Marty Klein

That’s the question an interviewer asked me today. The answer is: now. Especially if you haven’t talked to your kids about porn lately. Just like a single conversation isn’t enough to cover everything a kid needs to know about nutrition or bike safety as he or she grows, it isn’t enough to cover the subject of porn. Or the even more complex subject of sexuality. Here are some key points of the interview. * There is no “The Sex Talk” with kids. Our Whole Lives: Lifespan Sexuality Education. Honest, accurate information about sexuality changes lives.

Our Whole Lives: Lifespan Sexuality Education

It dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision making, and has the potential to save lives. For these reasons and more, we are proud to offer Our Whole Lives (OWL), a comprehensive, lifespan sexuality education curricula for use in both secular settings and faith communities. Interactive workshops and lessons engage participants, while step-by-step instructions for program planners and facilitators help ensure success. Six curricula speak to participants' needs, by age group: Our Whole Lives helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior. It's not just hormones: What’s really happening in the minds of teenage girls? - The Globe and Mail. The following is an excerpt from the book Untangled by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

It's not just hormones: What’s really happening in the minds of teenage girls? - The Globe and Mail

When I was in my first semester of graduate school, the professor teaching my psychological testing course handed me a stack of Rorschach inkblot tests to score. Before sending me on my way, he offhandedly said, “Double-check the age of the person whose test you are scoring. If it’s a teenager, but you think it’s a grown-up, you’ll conclude that you have a psychotic adult. But that’s just a normal teenager.” Twenty years later, I don’t need to score inkblot tests to know that healthy teenage development can look pretty irrational. The Danger in Demonizing Male Sexuality - Peggy Orenstein: What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure.

No Means No!: Teaching Children about Personal Boundaries, Respect and Consent. With the prevalence today of online and offline bullying and various forms of abuse, such as physical, emotional and sexual abuse; our young people need to learn (from a young age) to always speak up when their rights are not being respected. The aim of this book is to empower young children and to give them a voice so they can grow up into empowered adults.

When a child, teenager or adult says, No!’ The Porn Conversation: Tools to educate kids on porn. Reality & Risk - It's time we talked. ‘Reality & Risk is based on a sophisticated, scholarly and politically sensitive understanding of pornography, sexuality and related issues… It is a project at the leading edge of international community-based efforts to address the harms associated with children’s and young people’s exposure to and consumption of pornography.’ Michael Flood Senior lecturer in Sociology University of Wollongong Reality & Risk: Pornography, young people and sexuality is a community-based project that supports young people, parents, schools, government and the community sector to understand and address the influence of pornography.

Why Isn’t Pornography Part Of Sex Education For Teens? A few months ago, writer and mother Ayelet Waldman tweeted her praise for Peggy Orenstein’s recently released book, Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape. Then she asked her followers: “What are some non-misogynist porn sites to recommend to teens?” I tweeted at Waldman with a few suggestions: Erika Lust, Tristan Taormino, and Stoya, women who have been labeled as feminist, queer, or “ethical” pornographers. I discovered these erotic filmmakers after years of trying to find porn I liked.

As a feminist, an occasional though not avid porn consumer, and someone who can’t get off unless she knows her porn is ethically created (I’ve always been bad at cognitive dissonance), I’ve spent a lot of hours roaming the internet just trying to find a few minutes of footage to enjoy. Risk/Reward. The Body of Sex: Redefining Sex on Campus - THE ELEMENTAL SELF.

Check out our Indiegogo Campaign and add your voice to this movement. We are in the midst of an incredible crisis in the sexual culture on college campuses. From sexual assault to the ubiquitous “hook-up culture” that leaves all parties feeling confused, we have a problem on our hands. Consent for kids. Sex Before Kissing: How 15-Year-Old Girls Are Dealing With Porn-Addicted Boys - Fight the New Drug. This post comes from an article originally posted on Collective Shout by Melinda Tankard Reist.