My top 10 tips to start being a sex-positive parent today: 1. Decide what your values around gender and sexuality actually are. 2. Make the decision to act on those values. 3. Accept that as a parent, conversations with your children about sexual behavior, sexuality and gender will happen continuously throughout your relationship. 4. Communicate [...]
Category Archives: Parenting while Sex Aware
Guest Post by Mama K- When The Book You Gave Someone’s Child Has Content They Might Not Approve of (aka Whoops)!
I’ve got another guest post for your reading enjoyment. Pleased as punch to introduce you to Mama K! (Cross-posted from moms in Babeland blog with the authors permission.) This post is about books and stories that help us to understand life, but that might not be so easy to digest. I remember falling in love [...]
This post is written by another sex-positive parent, Julie Barr. Julie is a 42-yr-old mom of two sons, ages 13 and 8 years old. This post was originally published on the Good Vibrations magazine site and is cross posted with Julie’s permission. Last week I wrote about raising sex positive kids and touched on my dreams [...]
So I came of age in California during the 1990′s and we had some seriously awesome sex ed. By the age of 15 my entire peer group knew to use condoms to prevent pregnancy and stop the spread of HIV. Every teenager I came into contact with understood the importance of condom use. There was [...]
Read my 4 tips to being a sex-positive parent at PlaidforWomen. We can read blogs and how to books all day, but when it comes to how we transmit that knowledge from adult to child, our emotions play a big part. The goal is to acknowledge your emotions while you are having them so that you [...]
Amplify has relaunched! From their new website: “Amplify is a project of Advocates for Youth. Established in 1980 as the Center for Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for [...]
Click here to go to the Joyful, Authentic Living site and listen to about 20 minutes of sex-positive parenting! Also, there are many fascinating topics discussed in Dr. Pittle’s interviews. Enjoy!
I was honored to be a guest on the Think Zink Radio as a Plaid for Women content expert. Sarah Zink is a brilliant writer, broadcaster and advocate for women’s empowerment. This is the beginning of a beautiful collaboration! Take a listen here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/sarahzink/2012/10/04/sex-positive-parenting
I was asked to participate in this year’s “‘Let’s Talk Month’. This is a national public education campaign celebrated every October, coordinated by Advocates for Youth, to “help parents and their children navigate a path to a healthy life where young people can make healthy and responsible decisions around sex.” Here is an excerpt from [...]