I have the privilege of being Mom to four wonderful daughters. As head of our little feminine sphere, I’ve had to initiate lots of mother/daughter chats of various sorts- biological, social, etc, and the cautionary type, especially of the opposite sex.
This is a great video resource to help parents explain how to stay safe from pornography in our digital age.
This year at the United Nations Conference on the Status of Women I got a few minutes to speak about the right and wrong way to teach sexual abuse prevention.&n
In November 2015 we went to Kenya with Teaching Self-Government LLC and taught many religious leaders, teachers, social workers, family advocates, and parents h
Three or more States are working with Planned Parenthood to form a partnership with their high schools, including about 57 high schools. The states involved are California, Illinois, and Maryland. This trend could spread if they are allowed in!
In the 2014 movie, The Giver, the citizens of the ideal society were told to have “precision of language” whenever anyone didn’t like or understand what was said. Once the lead of the movie, Jonas, used the word love and he was told to have “precision of language”.
Comprehensive Sexuality Education will not be coming to Utah children this year.
Earlier this year I spoke with the Utah State School Board about the the sexual abuse prevention teaching that will start for K - 6th grade students in Utah in fall 2016. The kind woman I spoke with told me that the focus of the program was to educate people about grooming.
With the current Utah Legislation HB 246 that has been proposed in Utah, we feel it is timely to remind Utah that they are actually doing really well, and there is no reason to change when we are very successful in our schools when it comes to combating STDs and teen pregnancy.
In July, 2015 13 middle schools in Seattle, Washington decided to offer a new medical service to youth ages 11 years old and up; that's 6th grade.