Category Archive for "Safety Conversations"

Anya Manes Coaching, talking about sex and relationships, inoculating against shame

Remember “dying of embarrassment”?

To wrap up this mini series on puberty, I feel it is necessary to address shame.  (If you missed it, check out these posts on the physical changes and the behavioral changes during puberty.)  Adolescence is often a time of lost…

Does your child know the safety rule?

I recently at an event at a local middle school, and got to talking to some parents afterwards.  One mother was concerned about how her 11 year old daughter was dressing.  I said, “First things first – have you had a safety…