Services + Resources for Parents

Navigating the topics of puberty and sex can be challenging. My desire is to empower parents with the knowledge and confidence to have these conversations.


1. Conference + Group Speaker and Facilitator

I offer topic-based presentations in the following formats:

  • Conference speaker

  • Large group setting

  • Small group workshop


2. Presentations for Parents on Puberty and Sex

These talks in a small or large group setting empower parents with knowledge and confidence, to navigate conversations about puberty and sex.

  • Talks may be tailored to the age group of children represented

  • Talks may be focused for parents to attend together or alone

  • All sessions may include a Q&A session if desired

 

SPEAKING TOPICS FOR PARENTS

  • Parents role in sex education

  • Understanding yourself and sex

  • Our relationships teach our children

  • We are sexual beings

  • Anatomy and the developing child

  • Decreasing confusion and anxiety around talking about sex

  • Parent pitfalls to avoid

  • Pornography and children today

  • Masturbation

  • Resources and ideas for ongoing conversations


3. Talks for Girls (ages 9-18)

These are informal and conversational workshops for girls to help them navigate their body changes and developing sexuality amidst mixed messages, anxiety and confusion. These sessions are designed to be a safe place to get the right information and ask questions without judgment.

 

SPEAKING TOPICS FOR GIRLS (AGES 9-12)

  • All about puberty and body changes

  • Female genitalia and how girls are made

  • Celebrating being a girl and how to take care of yourself

  • Periods & products

  • Answering common questions around "Am I normal?"

  • Beating the comparison game

  • Pornography is not your source of sex education

 

SPEAKING TOPICS FOR GIRLS (AGES 12+)

  • Female genitalia

  • Positive body image

  • "Am I normal?"

  • Normality of sexual desire

  • FAQs about masturbation

  • Social media and the comparison game

  • Pornography perils

  • Protecting yourself: What is sexual consent

 

SPEAKING TOPICS FOR TEEN GIRLS (High School and Up)

  • Female genitalia

  • "Am I normal?"

  • Sexual desire

  • Frequently asked questions about masturbation

  • Social media, comparing, and your worth

  • Pornography

  • What is "sex" and decisions for yourself

  • What is sexual consent

  • How alcohol and drugs influence decisions and sex


4. Book Club

I will give recommendations for books on sex for hosts to choose from. Then, I'll come to your book club to facilitate discussion and Q&A. Want some ideas? Check out my blog for current book reviews.


5. One on One Consultations

I am available to have conversations over the phone, FaceTime or in-person when you need someone to talk to about your child’s body changes and sexual development. These appointments focus on non-judgmental listening and sound advice.

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If you have any questions regarding the services I offer, I would love to answer all of your questions.