September 25, 2018

When we think of letting our children face disappointment, we often think about it from a resiliency or “grit” standpoint. How will they handle when they can’t do something the first time? What do they do if a child at school won’t let them play? What happens if they d...

August 28, 2018

The Atlantic recently published an article discussing how sex education is presented in the Netherlands. Why that particular location? Well, the Netherlands is rated highest in many sexual-health indicators, globally. Even with the United States' lowering teen pregnanc...

August 5, 2018

So, you took your kiddos to see the “Teen Titans Go” movie, and Robin told them to ask you where babies come from. What now?

1 - “Where do *you* think babies come from?”

Asking your child this does two things. One, it gives you a moment to get over the initial, internal...

March 22, 2018

Well.

The simple version: The vulva is external, the vagina is internal.

But let’s dive into them both a little more...

You can SEE the vulva - sometimes it takes some maneuvering, a mirror, a bit of awkward poses, but it’s seeable.

You usually can’t see much of the vagin...

February 28, 2018

It’s all in your head.

How many of us have been told that, when it comes to sexual or genital pain?

It hurts to to put in a tampon...It’s all in your head.

It hurts to have sex...It’s all in your head.

It hurts to have a pelvic exam...It’s all in your head.

It hurts more th...

February 15, 2018

We have a problem with sex.

Our society is saturated by sex, but we are sex illiterate.

Movies and songs paint the norm as easy, spontaneous, consequence-free sex, when the reality is that 1 in 7 men and 1 in 3 women regularly experience sexual pain.

Breasts are used to s...

February 4, 2018

Love is not happily ever after...

My husband is one of the smartest, strongest, most compassionate people I’ve ever met. He constantly encourages me to go for my dreams and my passions. He is a voice of reason when I am taking on too many things, or get overwhelmed. We...

November 22, 2017

Are you heading into holiday situations with the potential for conflict? We're going to have a chat by the fire (let's be real, we're going to have a chat next to the Netflix burning Yule log...) about heading into difficult holiday and family situations! 

Wednesday, No...

June 16, 2017

When I first realized I was heading to San Francisco for a combination conference and anniversary getaway in June, I knew I wanted to check out the Good Vibrations stores. I follow them on social media, and love that their passions lie far beyond just selling adult toy...

June 8, 2017

Every parent I know wants their child to grow up to be confident, be resilient, feel good about who they are, and show compassion toward others. As parents, we want to communicate: "You matter. Your body matters. Your consent and boundaries matter." (Lisa McCrohan)

I'm...

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