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We want to partner with you in finding the best sources of information and resources around so you can be equipped to make confident decisions and positive choices. Below are some great resources…



Books

Questions Kids Ask About Sex: Honest Answers for Every Age
By Melissa Cox

This guide gives candid, practical, age-appropriate insights that can help parents overcomeobstacles to protect the health, hope and happiness of their children. It includes real world answers to the honest and inquisitive questions today’s kids are asking.

To purchase, go to www.medinstitute.org.

Digital Media

Prescriptions for Parents: A Physicians Guide to Adolescence and Sex

This interactive CD turns your home computer into a parenting resource center. Narration video, animation, and text combine to form an easy-to-understand yet powerful educational tool that provides medically-accurate information on adolescent development and sexual health.

Topics Include:

Communication
Character
Puberty
Reproduction
Sexuality
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

To purchase, go to www.physicianscenter.org.

Websites

www.medinstitute.org
The Medical Institute for Sexual Health
The Medical Institute is a nonprofit and nonpartisan educational organization that evaluates and communicates credible scientific data in practical, understandable and relevant formats to promote healthy sexual decisions and behavior.

www.whattheytoldus.org
This website provides “at a glance” data about what parents want  sex education for their own children to look like. The data was collected in September 2012 from a representative survey of 1683 parents commissioned by the National Abstinence Education Foundation (NAEF).

Activities
How can I begin the conversation?

Communication Tips
How can I explain healthy and unhealthy relationships to my teen?
The Respect Model
Problem Boyfriends/Girlfriends
How can I help encourage my teen to choose abstinence?
8 Ways to Wait

 

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