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Tips for Parents: Puberty Begins in Girls Earlier
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In Tips for Parents: Puberty Begins in Girls Earlier, discover that girls are beginning puberty at an earlier age.  Get tips and resources for preparing your daughter (and yourself) for her changing body.

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Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Tuesday, October 06, 2009

"Your first reaction to learning that your loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning can range anywhere from anger to sadness, fear to hurt, confusion to grief, and anywhere and everything in between. These emotions and the thousands of others that parents, families, and friends experience as they navigate their loved ones coming out process are normal."

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Tips for Parents: The Tween Years
Friday, January 02, 2009

Children between the ages of 10 and 12, popularly called "tweens," have changing physical and emotional needs.  Learn more about what you can expect and how you can support your child during their tween years.

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Breastcancer.org Helps Young Girls Put Breast Cancer Fears Into Perspective
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

"In a recent Breastcancer.org survey of 2,500 girls ages 8-18, nearly 30% believed they might currently have breast cancer...To deflate unrealistic fears, young girls living in the breast-cancer-awareness era need accurate information and reassurance."  With a video, school assembly program, and links to Dr. Weiss's book Taking Care of  Your "Girls".

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Sex, etc.
Tuesday, October 07, 2008

"Sex education by teens, for teens."  Including topics such as girls' and guys' health, deciding about sex, STD's, teen parenting and more.  The Learning Community recommends parents preview this site and approve the content before recommending it to their tween or teen.

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Sexual Development and Reproduction
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Factual information you can give to your child about boys and puberty, girls and puberty, reproductive health care and pregnancy.

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Video: How to Talk to Your Young Child About Sex
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

This free video lesson teaches you how to encourage your child to talk to you about sex, how to avoid giving too much information, and how to give them accurate information.

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Questions and Answers About Sex
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Common questions about sex that apply to younger children.  Make sure and click the "Related Articles" tab on the right for more detailed information about the male and female reproductive systems, sexual development, menstruation, sexual attraction and more.

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Talking with Kids About Sex and Relationships
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Tips for having age appropriate conversations about sex with your child.

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Video: AIDS Education-Part 3
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Tips to help students understand their own vulnerability to AIDS.

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Video: AIDS Education-Part 2
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Understand the role friendship plays in AIDS prevention.

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Video: AIDS Education-Part 1
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Find out how HIV/AIDS education might not give kids the info they need to protect themselves.

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Video: AIDS-Is Your Kid Still at Risk?
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Risk factors for AIDS and what kids need to be taught about prevention.

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Tips for Parents: HIV Education
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Get your kids the HIV education they need before it's too late.

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Tips for Parents: AIDS
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Make sure your child receives the AIDS education that they really need.

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The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Parent’s Information page.  With “Ten Tips for Parents to Help their Children Avoid Teen Pregnancy”, advice, the importance of parent/teen communication, and public service announcements. Also available in Spanish. 

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Sex Education that Works
Monday, March 17, 2008

With information about sex, STD’s, HIV/AIDS prevention, pregnancy, abstinence, and gay and lesbian resources.

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Advocates for Youth
Friday, February 29, 2008

Advocates for Teen and Tween Parents’ Sex Ed Center. Includes “10 Tips for Talking about the Facts of Life”, growth and development information, and a “Favorite Features” section.

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Tips for Parents: Sexual Harassment
Friday, February 29, 2008

What sexual harassment is, who it affects most, and why it's important to report it.

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