why does puberty happen

Why does puberty happen? (It’s all about hormones)

  • last month

Have you ever been asked by your child ‘why does puberty happen‘?  Well, it all has to do with hormones. So how do you go about explaining hormones to your child, without getting all confused

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most common mistakes made by parents

The most common mistakes made by parents (in regards to sex education)

  • last month

Are you making some of the  most common mistakes made by parents, in regards to talking with your kids about love, sex and relationships? Find out what the most common mistakes are, and how to not make

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period positive

Do you live in a period positive house?

  • last month

My 12 year old daughter had a wonderful idea about how we could make our home period positive. It was such a good idea that I casually mentioned it in my weekly newsletter. And I was surprised by how many

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spring fever sex education

Spring Fever sex education videos for early tweens and teens

  • last month

Youtube is one of those places where you often find videos that can surprise you. But occasionally it can be a pleasant surprise! Like when I accidentally discovered these videos from the Spring Fever

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puberty facts

Puberty facts: 10 things that your child needs to know about puberty

  • a couple of months ago

Here are 10 puberty facts that all kids need to know about. Puberty can be a scary time for kids, especially when they don’t know what to expect. So it helps kids when parents can talk about puberty

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How to explain transgender to a child

A guide for parents on how to explain transgender to a child

  • a couple of months ago

If you’re a parent, you might be wondering about how to explain transgender to a child. Transgender is a very topical contentious topic today. You will hear about it in the news, see it on the front

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child masturbation

Everything a parent needs to know about child masturbation

  • a few months ago

There are a number of things that our kids do when they are young that are totally normal and age-appropriate but they push our buttons. Child masturbation is one of those things ie a behaviour that often

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child putting hands in pants

Child putting hands in pants: A guide for frustrated (or even worried) parents

  • a few months ago

You’re not alone if you’re a parent who just doesn’t know what to do with a child putting hands in pants. It is a common concern for many parents, especially those with boys. Just talk

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stages of puberty boys

The stages of puberty in boys

  • a few months ago

As a parent with a son who is on the cusp of puberty, awareness of the stages of puberty in boys is a handy thing to know. Why? Because by knowing what the stages of puberty in boys are, you can at least

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stages of puberty in girls

The stages of puberty in girls

  • a few months ago

As a parent with a daughter who is on the cusp of puberty, awareness of the stages of puberty in girls is a handy thing to know. Why? Because by knowing what the stages of puberty in girls are, you can

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when your child walks in on you

Parent tips on what to do when your child walks in on you having sex

  • 6 months ago

Finding time to have sex can be difficult, once kids come along. So when it does happen, you usually want to make sure that you enjoy it. But that can difficult, especially if you are living in fear of

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puberty talk with daughter

How to have the puberty talk with your daughter

  • 6 months ago

Have you had the puberty talk with your daughter? Luckily for our daughters, we now know that having one talk – like what happened when we were kids –  doesn’t really work. Today it

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talking to your son about puberty

How to start talking to your son about puberty

  • 6 months ago

Talking to your son about puberty can be challenging for a lot of parents. At what age do you start talking to boys about puberty? What are you supposed to be talking about? Do you tell him about the changes

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playing doctor

What to do when you catch your child ‘playing doctor’

  • 7 months ago

Playing doctor (having a look at your playmate’s genitals or private parts) is something that most kids do when they’re little.  Sometimes you catch them and sometimes you don’t. So

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How to protect children from internet dangers

How to protect children from internet dangers (like online porn)

  • 7 months ago

One of the biggest challenges that parents face today is how to protect children from internet dangers like online pornography. Back when we were kids, pornography was hard to find and consisted of magazines

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Books for tweens

The best books for tweens to read about sex

  • 7 months ago

As your tween begins to go through puberty, it is a good ideas to have some books for tweens that will give them more detailed information about love, sex and relationships.  In this sexualised world

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children's books on transgender

The best children’s books on transgender

  • 7 months ago

One of the biggest changes in sex education over the last decade has been the introduction of children's books on trangender. Today we are a lot more aware (than we used to be) that gender does not

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books pre-teens should read

Essential books pre-teens should read about growing up

  • 7 months ago

Here you will find some essential books pre-teens should read about growing up. Books that talk about puberty, love, sex and relationships. All the stuff that will start to interest your pre-teen more,

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children's books about private parts

The best children’s books about private parts

  • 7 months ago

Teaching your child the correct name for their genitals or private parts, can be made much easier with some good children's books about private parts. You don't need a book to do this, but books

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children's books about how babies are made

The best children’s books about how babies are made

  • 7 months ago

For many parents,  finding some children's books about how babies are made, can make explaining a tricky subject a lot easier!Over the years, a lot of children's books about how babies are made have

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