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It's not perfect. It's parenting.

July 2021

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Why teaching personal boundaries is important for kids

Sadly, 1 in 10 children will be sexually assaulted before their 18th birthday. We all want to keep kids safe from this kind of trauma. One way to keep kids safe is to teach them a few things to feel empowered to stop abuse before it even starts. Here’s what I mean.

Mom hugs her preteen son. They are wearing sports clothes and near a basketball goal outside on a sunny day.

8 tips to support kids when talking about gender

Learning about gender is a normal part of growing up. At around 2 years old, children start to notice people are different genders. By age 6, most children will identify themselves as male or female. Responding to your child’s questions or concerns about gender or sex can be uncomfortable or confusing. Here are some tips to help have those conversations.

A mom’s story: Finding my son mental health help

As a behavioral health professional and a mom of a teenager with Autism and Tourette Syndrome, I thought I was equipped to manage my son’s mental and behavioral health challenges. We were already on a waitlist to get him the help he needed and were participating in many services, but then the pandemic happened.