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On the eve of...everything

I’ve had a lot of emotions this week. Excitement and nervousness mostly. I’ve been working on arrangements to foster a cat, I’m running the 5k this Saturday, and my first two graduate school application are due this weekend. 879 more words

Running

Parents Angry Over Controversial Sex-Ed Class

Planned Parenthood teamed up with Acalanes High School in Lafayette, CA and freshman are being taught a new ‘controversial’ form of sex-ed.

According to comedy network, Fox News, 13 and 14 years are no longer being taught the old condom on the banana trick but rather given checklists on what sex involves and if they’re ready. 97 more words

Sensitivity Training

Why you should talk to your kids about sex

I know, I know, this often-sticky subject can be a bit daunting to bring up with your little ones. But you have to.

In February I wrote  884 more words

Females

AIDS and Today's Teen

December 1st is World Aids Day. You may have seen the red ribbons or RED logos around your communities or in the news. This disease has been recognized since the early 1980s, and many over 40 years old remember the fear, panic and sadness of watching those ill with HIV transition to AIDs and lose their life battle. 375 more words

Parenting

Teach Us Something We Don't Know

Salon.com posted an article recently about sex-ed, and it’s definitely worth looking in to if you’re interested (or plainly enraged) by the topic.

Here is a very in-depth look at what exactly is happening (or rather, not happening) in the US school systems in regard to sexual education, and why.  30 more words

Teenage Pregnancy: PREGNANCY

BY LIDIA NESCI

HOUGHTON LAKE, MICHIGAN, May 7- Some people may argue, a large issue amongst teens involves sexual activity; but more importantly the end result, teenage pregnancy. 931 more words

Newspaper Article