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Sex Talk? No Sweat.

Sex Talk? No Sweat.

Ok parents, school’s back in session which means our kids’ inquiring minds are back in action. Awesome. Before you worry about exactly what to say, here are some tips to help you normalize the topic of sexual health in your home and establish yourself as your kids’ number one source of information for years to come.
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Postcards From the Edge: It’s Never Too Early to Talk about Transgender

Postcards From the Edge: It’s Never Too Early to Talk about Transgender

A good friend of mine called me the other day for some guidance on how to talk to her grade 2 son about people who are transgender. Apparently at recess he and a few of his friends were talking about how much it hurts to get kicked in the testicles (she did confirm they were using the scientific names for this body part, at least!) and one of the boys said, “Not for Caitlyn Jenner, she doesn’t have balls anymore.”
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New Year’s Resolutions Kid Style

New Year’s Resolutions Kid Style

Q: My 8-year-old daughter tells me she keeps hearing about New Year’s resolutions on TV commercials lately. She asked what they meant, and now she wants to make some. Is it healthy for her to do that at her age or will it be too much pressure on her? And is it too late seeing as it’s already the end of January?
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Postcards From the Edge – Jan 2015

Postcards From the Edge – Jan 2015

Saleema was in Body Science class with Grade 1s one morning recently talking about how babies are made when an egg and sperm join... Student: What if a woman has two men in her vagina? Saleema: Well, only one man can deliver sperm at one time. Student: But what if...
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