• Body safety and consent, kids edition

    These two topics are not ones that come lightly. They carry a massive weight in the shaping of our children and the next generation. How do we start talking about appropriate and inappropriate behavior with others? Lets start with sharing our bodies, think “I don’t want to be tickled, so my belly is not for sharing”. There are some amazing books for these topics I have referenced at the bottom of the page, as well. Reinforce “your body belongs to you” and “keep private parts private” do not force kids to hug, kiss, or subject themselves to any form of physical contact with any person that makes them feel…

  • Timeline for talking to your kids about sex

    Welcome to one of the most frustrating subjects to broach when it comes to sharing details with your children, because it’s scary. It’s a whole can of worms that can’t be unopened. But here we are so lets dive in. I thought I would share the timeline and some of the resources I have used where this subject is concerned. Ages 0-3 This age range is the perfect time to talk about our anatomy. Having open ongoing conversations about our bodies and how they function reduces the stigma and “embarrassed” feeling we get when we say all three syllables in vagina loud and proud. Always use the correct anatomical…