An educational series for families<br />Tools<br />Inspiration<br />Information<br />
Events designed for specific age groups and parents, together: <br />Growing up Female 1 : a mother-daughter event for 4th...
Series written and <br />presented by:<br />Amy Sluss, RN<br />asluss@fab2bfem.com<br />
This event will help parents:<br />Transmit healthy messages to your daughter about<br />Body image and beauty<br />Sexual...
Growing up Male<br />This event will help parents:<br />Establish guidelines between  you and your son for growth, fun, an...
This event will help you:<br /><ul><li>Understand what your kids are learning about sex, every day
Become comfortable with your role in teaching your kids about sex
Develop a plan to ensure your kids receive essential messages
Teach your kids your values about sex, sexuality, and sexual expression
Present a healthy view of sexuality and sexual expression</li></li></ul><li>Some messages <br />from the<br />Coming of Ag...
“The talk” is an old-school idea. You need to engage in ongoing conversations about sex with your kids.<br />
The most powerful<br />and important sex organ<br />is the brain; <br />use it.<br />
Healthy sexuality is learned.	<br />
We are not victims of our biology; we are thinking beings. <br />We control our actions.<br />
It’s time to break the silence. Sexuality is too important; don’t let your kids simply pick up the values of the culture.<...
Kids will fill-in-the-blanks about sex with whatever information is available to them.<br />
The desire for intimacy is universal.<br />
Strong and loving family relationships shape children for life. <br />
Early dating is a risk factor for early sexual exploration.<br />
Parents, you have more influence over your teen than he or she will ever let you know. Never give up.<br />
Your teen will push against you and act bored. Get used to it.<br />
Sexual expression is a very personal and intimate way of sharing. <br />It is meant to be good and beautiful.<br />
Forgive yourself for your parenting failures. <br />We all have them.<br />
We can accomplish great things when we work together.<br />
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Growing-Up Events for Families, What are you teaching your kids about sex?

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  2. 2. An educational series for families<br />Tools<br />Inspiration<br />Information<br />
  3. 3. Events designed for specific age groups and parents, together: <br />Growing up Female 1 : a mother-daughter event for 4th-5th grade girls<br />Growing up Female 2: a mother-daughter event for 6th-8th grade girls<br />Growing up Male: a parent-son event for 6th – 8th grade boys<br />Dating and Sex: a mother-daughter event for high school girls<br />Talking to Your Kids about Sex: Beyond “The Talk” for parents<br />
  4. 4. Series written and <br />presented by:<br />Amy Sluss, RN<br />asluss@fab2bfem.com<br />
  5. 5. This event will help parents:<br />Transmit healthy messages to your daughter about<br />Body image and beauty<br />Sexuality, Relationships, and Intimacy<br />Guide your daughter as she learns to manage <br />Intense emotions<br />Social pressures<br />Transmit strong values to your daughter<br />Stay connected with your daughter as she traverses the tumultuous teen years<br />
  6. 6. Growing up Male<br />This event will help parents:<br />Establish guidelines between you and your son for growth, fun, and safety for the teen years<br />Understand the profound changes your son will experience during his growing-up years<br />Discuss challenging yet important topics about sexuality<br />Transmit strong values to your son<br />
  7. 7. This event will help you:<br /><ul><li>Understand what your kids are learning about sex, every day
  8. 8. Become comfortable with your role in teaching your kids about sex
  9. 9. Develop a plan to ensure your kids receive essential messages
  10. 10. Teach your kids your values about sex, sexuality, and sexual expression
  11. 11. Present a healthy view of sexuality and sexual expression</li></li></ul><li>Some messages <br />from the<br />Coming of Age Series<br />follow<br />
  12. 12. “The talk” is an old-school idea. You need to engage in ongoing conversations about sex with your kids.<br />
  13. 13. The most powerful<br />and important sex organ<br />is the brain; <br />use it.<br />
  14. 14. Healthy sexuality is learned. <br />
  15. 15. We are not victims of our biology; we are thinking beings. <br />We control our actions.<br />
  16. 16. It’s time to break the silence. Sexuality is too important; don’t let your kids simply pick up the values of the culture.<br />
  17. 17. Kids will fill-in-the-blanks about sex with whatever information is available to them.<br />
  18. 18. The desire for intimacy is universal.<br />
  19. 19. Strong and loving family relationships shape children for life. <br />
  20. 20. Early dating is a risk factor for early sexual exploration.<br />
  21. 21. Parents, you have more influence over your teen than he or she will ever let you know. Never give up.<br />
  22. 22. Your teen will push against you and act bored. Get used to it.<br />
  23. 23. Sexual expression is a very personal and intimate way of sharing. <br />It is meant to be good and beautiful.<br />
  24. 24. Forgive yourself for your parenting failures. <br />We all have them.<br />
  25. 25. We can accomplish great things when we work together.<br />
  26. 26. The desire to engage in sexual activity with another person is a normal drive. It’s your job to channel that drive and to use your sexual power in a responsible and respectful way.<br />
  27. 27. Give your child strong roots to grow, then wings to fly.<br />
  28. 28. To bring these events to <br />your community<br />contact <br />Amy Sluss<br />925-858-0702<br />asluss@fab2bfem.com<br />
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