DISCUSSING SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT TO PROVIDE SKILLS RATHER THAN FEAR

I am very fortunate to be spending my summer on Lopez Island the San Juan Islands north of Seattle. Small communities build a very special kind of camaraderie and sharing that might not necessarily take place in the hustle and bustle of a large city or a large workplace.Many of my mornings are spent helping [...]

‘THE TALK’ BEGINS WITH ACCURATE LANGUAGE

The question “When should I have ‘The Talk’ with my child?” begins with using accurate language as soon as children begin naming their body parts. The area we identify as “private parts” should also be identified with accurate language just like any other part of the body. Many adults say they have a problem with [...]