Parent Resource List Hey Parents! Need some help? Need a good book or website to help you when it comes to talking with your kids about their bodies, sexuality and growing up? Check out these excellent resources below!
Books: It’s Perfectly Normal Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex & Sexual Health Harris, Robbie H./Chadwick Press, 2004. It’s So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, and Families
The “What’s Happening to My Body?” Book for Girls. Madaras, Linda./New Market Press 2000. The “What’s Happening to My Body?” Book for Boys. Madaras, Linda./New Market Press 2000. Period. A Girls Guide. Loulan, Joanne & Worthen/Bonnie Book Peddlers 2001. Let’s Talk About SEX A Guide For Kids 9 to 12 And Their Parents Gitchel, Sam & Foster, Lorre/Book Peddlers 2005 Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Sex and Character Schwartz, Pepper, PhD. & Cappello, Dominic./Hyperion 2000. Words Can Work When Talking With Kids About Sexual Health Blake, Jeanne/Blake Works 2004 Sexuality Your Sons and Daughters With Intellectual Disabilities. Melberg Schwier, Karin & Hingsburger, Dave/Paul H. Brooks Publishing Company 2000 Sex, Puberty & All That Stuff: A Guide to Growing Up Bailey, Jaqui/Two’s Company 2004.
Websites: Kids Health www.kidshealth.com This site has separate sites for kids, teens and parents. Girls Inc. www.girlsinc.com Many great resources for parents on this website. Female focused, however can be applied to boys and girls. Teaching Sexualy Health http://www.teachingsexualhealth.ca Great website (it’s Canadian) for parents, teachers and teens. Has many printable resources. Growing Up Ok! (http://www.teachingsexualhealth.ca/parentstudent/pages/printresources.html)
Printable resourcesgreat puberty information.