Episode 35: How to Have Productive Convos About Sex with Anya Manes

In this episode, I sat down with Parent Coach and host of the annual Talking To Kids About Sex Interview Series. We had an informative conversation where we shared lots of personal stories. I think you’ll find it extremely helpful as you navigate these sometimes challenging convos around sex with your kiddos.

Topics covered:

  • Rape culture vs. consent culture

  • Porn and technology

  • What age you begin the birds and the bees convos

  • Open communication with your kids

  • Preventing your child from becoming the playground “sex-splainer”

  • Leaning into this difficult conversation and more!

Anya Manes is an educator and parent coach, specializing in helping parents talk with their kids about sex and relationships.  As a high-school teacher for over a decade, she became intimately aware of teen struggles and how our current sex-ed programs and parenting culture fail to give kids the skills they need to navigate adolescence safely.  Anya hosts the annual Talking To Kids About Sex Interview Series and speaks publicly at schools, parent groups, conferences, and private events. Anya coaches parents, privately and in groups, helping them build skills around feeling and defending boundaries, articulating sexual values, answering children’s questions, and becoming critical thinkers about sex in the media.

Resources Mentioned: To purchase Anya’s webinars on how to talk to your kids about sex: CLICK HERE

To sign up for Anya’s #metoo free parenting interview series: CLICK HERE

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