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:
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
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+)
Positive body image
"Am I normal?"
Normality of sexual desire
FAQs about masturbation
Social media and the comparison game
Protecting yourself: What is sexual consent
SPEAKING TOPICS FOR TEEN GIRLS (High School and Up)
"Am I normal?"
Frequently asked questions about masturbation
Social media, comparing, and your worth
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, Skype 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.
If you have any questions regarding the services I offer, I would love to answer all of your questions.