This book provides simple answers to basic questions people of all ages wonder about, as well as recommendations for how to have conversations around these topics. … [Read more...] about Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty
A progressive, effective, and responsible approach to sex education for parents and teens that challenges traditional teaching models and instead embraces 21st century realities by promoting healthy sexuality, values, and body image in young people. In For Goodness Sex, Al Vernacchio refutes the "disaster prevention" model of sex ed, offering a progressive and realistic … [Read more...] about For Goodness Sex
This parenting guide offers a wealth of practical techniques to help you identify and communicate your own values about sexuality to your children, infants to age 12. It includes values exercises to help you identify and communicate your beliefs to your children, tips on how to discuss difficult topics, teachable moments, and more. … [Read more...] about From Diapers to Dating: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Children – From Infancy to Middle School
In Got Teens?, the Doctor Moms combine their medical and psychological knowledge with their own personal experiences to address the most cringeworthy and difficult questions that kids often ask their parents. From "How old were you when you first had sex?" to "What's wrong with sharing my password with a friend I trust?" and beyond, Levkoff and Wider will help you decode your … [Read more...] about Got Teens?
What does nonbinary really mean? What is gender-nonconforming? And isn’t they a plural pronoun? In this charming guide, a real-life they-using genderqueer writer unpacks all your burning questions in a fun, visual way. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, always human, this gender-friendly primer will get you up to speed. … [Read more...] about How to They/Them
This book is your guide to starting critical conversations about responsibility and respect with kids as young as 3, using language and examples they can understand. In this book, you'll learn where to start, what to say, how to walk to talk, and how to empower your child to assert their body boundaries and respect others. … [Read more...] about My Body Belongs to Me
How young is too young to talk with children about sex and reproduction? Are we clear as adults about the meaning of the words "sex" and "sexuality," or "gender" and "sexual orientation"? Do we know what we want our children to think and value about sexuality, and how to combat unhealthy cultural influences? With a rare directness and clarity about these profoundly important … [Read more...] about Sex & Sensibility
We live in a time when kids of all ages are bombarded with age-sensitive material wherever they turn; "sexting" and bullying are on the rise at an increasingly younger age, and teen moms are "celebrified." What is a concerned parent to do? With wit, wisdom, and savvy, Deborah Roffman translates her experiences gleaned from decades of teaching kids and parents, and as a mom, … [Read more...] about Talk to Me First