So here are my four action points for parents and for those of you who work with parents that I have culled out from my life story: 1) Raise boys to be men who care; 2) Reach and engage fathers; 3) Equip parents to become their children’s primary sexuality educator; and 4) Build parents’ ability to protect children from abuse.
2015 has been a year full of milestones and of ‘things falling into place’ with God’s grace.
We have to rethink the way we teach our children about physical contact, affection, and personal boundaries. This is not about making children responsible for preventing sexual abuse because that’s our role as adults. This is about 1) letting our children know that we respect their highly intuitive boundaries; 2) equipping them with skills for boundary-setting; and 3) making it very clear that they should come to us whenever they feel that someone is acting in a way that is inappropriate toward them.
If you will happen to be in Makati area tomorrow afternoon (August 29, 5pm), please drop by at Raffles Makati and attend the panel discussion on “How Do We Write Sex Today?” As the author of “Sex, Virginity, and Relationships: What
This is such a sweet gesture from Doug Kramer to his daughter. A Team Kramer Facebook fan commented “every father should do this to his daughter at a young age. Dads should portray a gentleman so their daughters won’t settle for pigs.” Father-daughter relationships are templates for
This 2015, let’s rise to the challenge of being Askable Parents about sexuality issues.
Cause I knew you were trouble when you walked in So shame on me now Flew me to places I’d never been Till you put me down oh I knew you were trouble when you walked in So shame on
We have to set the bar higher and expect better behaviour. Boys will highly appreciate expectations that bring out the very best in who they are. Boys who deeply get self-respect and values the importance of respect, honesty, empathy and kindness.