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October 20th, 2009 | Filed under: Parents

"IT'S A TEEN'S WORLD" illustrates how important it is to talk to your daughter about healthy relationships.

Lynn Glazier’s project “IT’S A TEEN’S WORLD: wired for sex, lies and power trips” gives teens a voice—and they use it to tell us how living in a sexually charged world influences their choices. The teens made short films about sexual gossip, the pursuit of popularity, and abuse of trust in dating relationships. “IT’S A [...]

October 6th, 2009 | Filed under: Parents

Teens and Sex. (When? And With Whom?)

Teens and Sex. (When? And With Whom?)  As mothers, we worry about when our daughters will choose to have sex. Why? Because when a teenaged girl gets a boyfriend, sex is probably not far behind. Schools and parents both tend to educate young women in the mechanics of sex, contraception, and health issues—but, as Bugs [...]

August 26th, 2009 | Filed under: Parents

The elephant in the classroom – back-to-school essentialsTeen Dating and Sex—a mother's point of view. What's yours?

The Web overflows with parent bloggers sharing struggles, information and tips for raising babies, toddlers and pre-tweens. But what about the elephant in the room—teen dating? It’s more complicated to deal with than bed wetting, and it involves far more serious consequences. Why aren’t we talking about it? As our daughters embark upon (or return [...]