Hello From Mardi Gras In New Orleans!

I am down in New Orleans (NOLA for short) celebrating the end of the carnival season, or Mardi Gras, with my extended family. We’ve gone to quite a few parades, done our fair share of indulging in adult beverages (for those of us over 21; we keep it legal, kids), and filled trunks of our road-tired cars with beads and throws.

Q&A: Age Appropriate Sex Education

As the parent of a young child, I’m trying to figure out how to raise my child to feel good about their sexuality but don’t know where to start. When will my child become curious about sexuality? And at what ages does it become appropriate to talk to my child about sex and bodies and how girls and boys are different?

Sex Ed Issues In IL

On January 31, 2008 the Chicago Tribune ran an article regarding the lack of support for what is otherwise supposed to be comprehensive sexuality education in the state of Illinois. This is not a new issue, people. What’s the hold up?