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Parents who have a more interactive communication style with their children are more effective than parents who dominate the conversation with their children.

Lefkowitz, E. S., Kahlbaugh, P. Au, T. K. et al. (1998). A longitudinal study of AIDS conversations between mothers and adolescents. AIDS Education and Prevention, 10: 351-365.

Although parents want to protect their children, kids report that lectures make them feel “unheard,” “intruded upon,” “disprespected” and “stupid.” Dr. Ken Ginsberg advises parents to use alternative ways of communicating that a preteen can hear and understand.

“But I’m Almost 13!” An Action Plan for Raising a Responsible
Adolescent
by Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D. with Martha Jablow.

   

Bullet Great Secular Resources

Step-by-step instructions on how parents can develop a more interactive communication style, as well as activities to help teens make better choices. More >>

   
Bullet Great Resources Reflecting the Teaching of the Catholic Church

Learn about two books that promote chastity in ways teens can understand. Both contain activities to help teens understand the wisdom behind God's plan for sexuality. More>>

   
Bullet Activities for Younger Students

From Parents and Kids Talking About Sex family workshops - Teaching tools to enhance your parent-child programs or use at home with your child. More>>

   
Bullet Activities for Older Students

From Parents and Kids Talking About Sex family workshops - Teaching tools to enhance your parent-child programs or use at home with you teen. More>>