The Reimagining The Talk™ BlogReimagining how parents talk to their children about sex one conversation at a time.
(a.k.a. girl who didn’t talk about
sex at all while growing up,
turned sexual health educator)!
And I couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to the Reimagining The Talk™ blog. My goal here is to share medically-accurate and comprehensive content with you to help you talk to your child about sex with confidence, clarity, and purpose!
In this blog you’ll find posts covering all the sexual health topics, curated lists of resources, book reviews, conversation guides and scripts, and so much more!
The biggest sex ed lie on the internet is that all sex is good sex. This simply isn’t true and internalizing this belief has the potential to deeply harm sexual health!
Puberty is a time of transition for you and your child! After checking out this parent guide, you’ll know exactly what to say to your kids about periods, which will help your child feel safe and show them you are someone they can go to for anything and everything. And most importantly, the tools in conversation guides will empower your kid and equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently manage their period!
Why it’s so important to use anatomically correct language with your kids! (Plus, free printables of the Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy)
When it comes to teaching kids about the body, more specifically teaching about the sexual and reproductive anatomy, there are a lot of terms and body parts to cover. And since it’s most likely been a while since you took a biology or anatomy and physiology class and you may have forgotten what some things are (like I did!), you may need some help.
Well, have no fear. If it’s time to teach your kids about the body (and things like how babies are made and how periods work), I have the perfect resource for you! It’s free printables of the sexual and reproductive anatomy, for both the male and female reproductive systems! Yay!
Why critical thinking and decision making skills are vitality important for raising a sexually healthy child.
In this blog post, we’re going to look at why raising a kid who follows all of the sexual rules, guidelines, and dos and don’ts that you set for them doesn’t guarantee that they’ll grow up to be sexually healthy.
Understanding Sexual Values and the Fundamental Role Values Play in Raising Sexually Healthy Children
When it comes to talking to your kids about sex and raising a sexually healthy child, it all starts with teaching them about sexual values. This is the foundation and most essential aspect of raising sexually healthy children. Because without knowing what our sexual...
Here on the Reimagining The Talk blog, I spend quite a bit of time talking about raising sexually healthy children. It’s pretty much the goal of everything we do here. But I realize that you may be wondering what exactly I mean when I talk about raising sexually healthy children (especially if your kids are younger and haven’t even reached puberty yet). So I thought it would be helpful to outline the holistic sexual health definition I use as a foundation for everything.
Raise your hand if you want to talk to your kids about sex better than your parents talked to you about it??? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAhlNna9D4A Hmmm....yes, please! Don't get me wrong, my parents are amazing, and in most areas of parenting I am quick to use...
If I Can Give The Talk, Anyone Can! Hey There! Can I get real with you for a second? Growing up I NEVER talked about sex. Not at home, not at school, or not even with my friends. Sure, I heard things, but I never had the confidence and comfort to join in the...
Reimagining The Talk, a blog for parents who want to raise sexually healthy children! It you want to learn how to talk to your kids about sex with clarity, confidence, and purpose, you’re in the right place.
Five free tools to help you
become your child’s go-to
sexual health resource!
This free toolkit will empower you to start talking to your child about sex with confidence, clarity, and purpose.