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pressure

Standing up to sexual pressure

Let me get reallllly personal for a moment, because this has happened to me.   My high-school sweetheart followed me across the country to college.  We were together for 9 years.  This happened 3 years after college, when we were…

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Protect your child from porn

Ugh.  Your sweet innocent babe has been exposed to porn, and is now asking you about it.  Or maybe they’re not saying anything – is that worse?  Or maybe your child is totally accessing porn, on purpose.   How can…

Defend Your Boundaries

Empowering your child

I talked to one mom recently who knew straight-up that her daughter has trouble with BOUNDARIES.  Here’s the story she told me:   The daughter and her cousin were rough housing and tickle fighting, and it was totally appropriate and…

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Why I do this

My family didn’t talk to us about sex, and it quite literally broke us apart.    One of my family members was friends with the boy next door.  Let’s call my family member “John” and the boy next door “Luke.” …

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Is your child playing doctor?

Sexual curiosity is NORMAL.   You might know it’s normal, and yet…   How do you handle it when your child engages in sexualized play?    How do you know if it’s a sign of something more serious, like abuse…

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Yes, you get to have this

Every time I wonder about it, and every time I decide, Yes, I get to have this, my life gets a little better. I’m sure someone out there has not erred too far on the side of austerity, but for…

sexual health

Maintaining and Improving Sexual Health

A friend recently asked me, “Is anyone healthy?”  She meant through-and-through, totally 100% healthy.  It made me pause.  I couldn’t come up with more than one or two people. How is it that we spend so much time and energy…

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Here’s what parents are saying about the interview series

This interview series has been quite the journey!  Talking with all of these experts has taught me so much, and I’m a better coach for it.  Plus, my email is full every day and there are amazing conversations happening in…