Guest Blog: By Gina Lepore, MEd What Is Affirmative Consent? Affirmative consent means that both people in a sexual encounter clearly and freely agree to participate. To agree “clearly and freely,” both people must be awake, aware and able to make decisions. Both need to keep checking in an ongoing way to be sure consent […]
Dating violence can happen regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.
In our community, it is totally trendy for kids to say they are bisexual, gay or even more “exotic”. Hi Amy! In the last 3 months, my 12-year-old girl has told me she identifies as bisexual. I’m cool with that. Nothing changes. I’ve always tried to use neutral language around who my kids are attracted […]
Kids Playing Doctor And Exploring Bodies Is A Totally Normal Part Of Childhood Whether you like it or not, kids are curious about private parts – who’s got what, what goes where and, eventually, how they can access someone else’s for fun! It’s a totally common and normal part of childhood. If you catch your […]
13-Year-Old Girl Needs Help With First Time Tampon Insertion Hi there! My daughter is 13 and trying to insert a tampon. She says the hole is too small and is crying! Any tips with 1st-time-users? Thanks! Mama of a Teen Girl Let Her Finger Be Her Guide To Getting The Tampon In There Howdy Mama […]