Sex education is complicated. Before you jump in, take a moment to learn some basics so you don’t cause harm.
Preparing Your Young Person
They might not be as enthusiastic as you are. Here are some tips.
If You’re Considering Group Lessons
Have friends and neighbors who might be interested? Here are some things to think about.
Building a Curriculum Using Sex Ed To-Go
Recommendations for which Sex Ed To-Go courses for your young person at any age plus guidance on themes to emphasize and questions to ask to check their knowledge and prompt deeper conversation.
Here are a few other organizations, sites, and blogs that can supplement Sex Ed To-Go courses or help reinforce important topics.
Planned Parenthood’s For Parents
This page allows you to explore by age and topic area. Whether you have a preschooler or a high schooler, this site provides tips on how to talk with them in an age-appropriate way about their body, identity, and personal safety. It also provides guidance on what they need to know at this age about about social skills, relationships, pregnancy and reproduction, and sex and sexuality. Free. Good for those who learn by reading.
This resource from TeenSource offers short, accessible tips, messages and suggested activities by age. Free. Good for short attention spans...
Sex Positive Families has a great blog that covers so many topics: talking about pornography, supporting consent in everyday life, making the talks more fun, answering sex-related questions, etc. They also have a great list of suggested additional resources. Free. Subscribing to the blog is a good way to remind yourself to have these conversations frequently.
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