What’s Love Got to Do with It? How to Help Your Daughter Make Valentine’s Day “Special” Without Sex

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This time every year, teens (like adults), gear up to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the person they love. They buy cards, chocolate, teddy bears, balloons and flowers. They plan a romantic evening that may include dinner and a movie, and yes, … [Continue reading]

Your Daughter is Listening, Whether You Believe it or Not!

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I’ve always been confused on what I want with my body. I’ve grown up around family who tells me, “You’re going to have sex. You’re going to drink and go to parties,” as if I couldn’t avoid doing it. The … [Continue reading]

Why are Teens Really Having Sex? It’s Not What You May Think!

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I believe students find my presentation to be so effective because I don’t use the fear of contracting STD’s or getting pregnant to persuade them not to have sex. While the “scared straight” approach may work at convincing … [Continue reading]

Girls Will Date One of Three Types of Guys: How to Help Your Daughter Choose Wisely

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In the introduction of my book, 7 Secrets Guys Will Never Tell You: A Teen Girl’s Guide on Love, Sex, and Relationships, I present what has become a novel concept about the three types of guys that girls will encounter: the Player, the Good Guy … [Continue reading]

The Ripple Effect: 2016 Edition

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  "I alone cannot change the world; but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples." ~Mother Theresa   It’s hard to believe that 2017 is already here.  Am I the only one … [Continue reading]

Can You Really Teach Selflessness to the Selfie Generation?

The answer is yes, you can! Granted, selflessness is not a topic students expect to hear when they take my Sex-Ed class, but I’ve found it to be quite effective once I break it down for them. Teen Sex is as Selfishness … [Continue reading]

7 Secrets Book Update: The Ultimate Guide Every Teen Girl Needs

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Shortly after I shared in a post in April that my book would be released in July, an unexpected obstacle caused a delay in the release of the book. I was disappointed because I was looking forward to finally getting the book into the hands of … [Continue reading]

The Gift that Will Benefit the High School Graduate for Life

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Wondering what to get for all of those high school (HS) graduates you’ll be receiving invitations from? Well, what better choice than a gift that is one-part knowledge, two-parts inspiration and motivation? My two DVDs, The Sex Talk Every Teen … [Continue reading]

Sexual Assault Awareness: Shining a Light on a Daily Issue

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April was Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. If you follow me on Facebook, you know that I chose to bring awareness to this issue by posting a new letter every day during April, from a student who had been raped or molested. I wish I … [Continue reading]

From Labor Pains to Labor of Love: My Journey to Birthing My 1st Book

As you know, it has been months since I last posted to my blog. (Are those crickets I’m hearing?) If you follow me on Facebook, you already know why my hiatus hasn’t been a complete waste of time. Who said writing a book was … [Continue reading]