You will not be there when your teen makes their decision to have sex, so it’s important to provide them with a way to say no and a way to get birth control.
The Safe Way For Them To Get Their Rocks Off Guest blogger: Heather Booth, the author of Serving Teens Through Reader’s Advisory (ALA Editions, 2007) and a contributor at the Teen Librarian Toolbox blog offers a great list of steamy teen fiction full of sex and romance. Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland Great for […]
Discuss how pressure should not be part of the equation for your teen or their partner. How does it feel to be pressured into something they don’t want to do? The first time should be a decision based on love and respect for each other. Sex should always be a zero pressure situation.
One of my pals (whom I adore) posted this question: should I let my 15 year old daughter be alone with her boyfriend in her bedroom? And let’s just say people responded. A lot of people. And pretty much all of them said “NOOOOOOOOOOO fucking way!” and “When hell freezes over!” and the like. […]
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 […]