Author: Remi Newman

Keep the conversation going: How to handle sexuality questions outside of your comfort zone

Keep the conversation going: How to handle sexuality questions outside of your comfort zone

So let’s say you’re a generally sex positive person, who has taken on the task of being the primary sexuality educator for you kid(s). You’ve had the “where do babies come from? talk years...

It’s the hard knock life’kids who don’t fit neatly into society’s girl and boy boxes

It’s the hard knock life’kids who don’t fit neatly into society’s girl and boy boxes

The other day my five year old son whispered in my ear “I feel like a girl. “What does it feel like to feel like a girl? I asked. “Like the girls in my...

Practice Makes Perfect: Using Your Words

Practice Makes Perfect: Using Your Words

Art by B.Love When my son was born I assumed we would teach him all of the correct terms for his body parts, including his genitals. Even as a baby, when we washed him...

From shoulders to knees, what could be missing?  Teaching young kids about their bodies

From shoulders to knees, what could be missing? Teaching young kids about their bodies

“Heads, shoulder, knees and toes, knees and toes¦if you’re a parent of a toddler you’ve probably heard this catchy (or annoying, depending on your musical taste) little ditty. Its purpose is clearly to teach...