What Teen Guys “Get” About Commitment That Teen Girls Don’t!

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In last week’s post, I talked about how girls view sex as “forever,” and guys do not.  It is the same thing with commitment. Teen girls imagine a “happily ever after” while guys think “we’re monogamous … [Continue reading]

Knowing This One Thing Can Help Your Daughter Bypass #Back2School Heartache

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Wow! I can’t believe we’ve already reached the end of my #Back2School with Jackie B series. I was excited to share this series with you because so much of what happens in a teen girl’s life happens at school. Good and … [Continue reading]

Three #Back2School Conversations You NEED to Have With Your Daughter!

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Welcome back to my #Back2School with Jackie B blog post series. I hope you’ve found the first two posts to be helpful for both you and your daughter as she kicks off a new school year. You especially want to make sure your daughter has … [Continue reading]

10 Things Every Girl Needs for #Back2School You Won’t Find on a Supply List

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Welcome back to the second post of my #Back2School with Jackie B. series. If you live in the Southeast like I do, you’re probably cart-deep in #Back2School shopping for your daughter.  New clothes. New uniforms. New backpack. … [Continue reading]

Three A+ Tips to Help Your Daughter Have a Distraction-Free School Year

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Time to kick-off the new school year with my #Back2School with Jackie B blog post series! I am as excited about this series as I am about returning to the classroom. Why? Because I get to share strategies you can use to help prepare … [Continue reading]

#Back2School Burdens or Blessings: Which Will Define Your Daughter’s Year?

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Wow! It’s hard to believe that next week, July 31st to be exact, is the first day of school in the two counties where I spend most of my days speaking. My how times have changed! Never in a million years could I have ever imagined … [Continue reading]

It’s Not Responsible. It’s Not Fashionable. Anal Sex is Risky Teen Behavior!

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About 9 or 10 years ago, I’ll never forget how shocked I was when I received multiple questions from 8th grade girls at a private middle school about the safety of anal sex. They wanted to know whether they would still be a virgin and … [Continue reading]

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy That Could Hurt Your Daughter!

Girls who take my class often complain that guys who won’t pressure them to have sex don’t exist. I find that’s one of the biggest lies girls believe. And one that I gladly disprove every chance I get (like in Chapter 7 of … [Continue reading]

Consider the Cost: How to Teach Your Teen Freedom is Never Free. Especially When It Comes to Sex

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Happy 4th of July! Any American like myself, celebrating  “Independence Day,” should know our “independence” has and always will come with a price. Soldiers sacrifice their lives for us to have our … [Continue reading]

From Boys to Men: How a Slew of Guys Confirmed 7 Secrets was Worth Writing

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If I had to sum up the whirlwind that was last week, I’d have to say it was “Man-tastic!” 😃 Last week I had the privilege of participating in four separate events. Each one presented the opportunity to share 7 Secrets with … [Continue reading]