The Social World of Girls: A Resource Guide

These are some resources for parents dealing with girls’ changing social world. Clicking on the books will take you to their ordering pages on Amazon.com. For Parents of Elementary School Children Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children by Michael Thompson, Ph.D. and Catherine O’Neill Grace. Good Friends Are Hard to Find: Help…

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Talking with Your Daughter about Her Changing Body and Sexuality, Part III: Tips for Talking About Tough Issues, Continued

This is the third in a series that explores the topic of parents communicating with their children about puberty and sexuality. Part I explored the challenges of talking about these sensitive issues, and the reasons why it’s so important to find ways to talk nonetheless. Part II explored the first set of specific strategies you…

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Talking with Your Daughter about Her Changing Body and Sexuality, Part II: Tips for Talking About Tough Issues

Note: This is the second in a 3-part series that explores the topic of parents communicating with their children about puberty and sexuality. Part I explored the challenges of talking about these sensitive issues, and the reasons why it’s so important to find ways to talk nonetheless. Part II explores the first set of specific…

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Talking with Your Daughter about Her Changing Body and Sexuality, Part I: Challenges and Opportunities

Note: This is the first in a 3-part series that explores the topic of parents communicating with their children about puberty and sexuality. This article explores the challenges of talking about these sensitive issues, and the reasons why finding ways talk is so important. Part II will explore specific, concrete strategies you can use for…

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