Teaching Children Healthy Sexuality
Human beings are sexual beings from birth. As such, children are naturally and rightfully curious about their growing bodies. While this curiosity and subsequent exploration manifests differently in toddlerhood, childhood, and adolescence--a parent's comfort level with this natural process will have a big impact on the child's relationship with sexuality. In this popular podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Taralynn of the Find the Magic Podcast to discuss what parents can do to help their children develop a healthy relationship with sexuality. Listen to the full episode to learn more about: Taking the shame, fear, and anxiety out of talking to kids about sex Normalizing sexuality Teaching our children to be deliberate and thoughtful in their choices about sexuality Handling toddler and pre-adolescent curiosity about embodiment and sexuality Modesty
How to Talk to Your Kids (and others!) About Sex
In this NEW podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the hosts of the Bless the Refreshments Podcast to discuss why talking about sex with our kids and spouses can be so difficult and what we can do to reduce our own anxiety about sexuality.
Healthy Sexual Development
In this conversation with Michelle Larson of Uplift for Kids, Dr. Finlayson-Fife discusses what parents can do to facilitate the healthy sexual development of their children throughout every stage of development.
Parenting a Perfectionistic Child Part 2
This is part to of the interview Monica Packer of About Progress conducted with Carolyn Bever & Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife to discuss parenting perfectionistic children. Listen to learn more about... - How to define your role as a parent - Shifting the value from external sources to one’s internal courage - More tips on parenting your perfectionistic child - And more...
How to Discuss Sexuality with your Children
Dr. Finlayson-Fife was interview by the Find the Magic team about addressing and helping our children develop a healthy relationship with their sexuality. Listen to learn more about: - Questions to ask yourself to help you sort out your own relationship to your sexuality - How to help your child understand that they are a powerful chooser in their life, especially around their sexuality - How to create guidelines and boundaries with your kids as they learn to integrate their sexuality - Teaching your children that being careful around their sexual choices matters
Parenting a Perfectionistic Child Part 1
Monica Packer of About Progress talked with Carolyn Bever & Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife to discuss parenting perfectionistic children. Listen to learn more about... - How to identify if you have a perfectionistic child - Why perfectionistic children can be over or underperforming - Separating your own sense of worth from your child’s achievements - How to illustrate the importance of failure in the process
Curfews, Crop Tops, Choices & More
Dr. Finlayson-Fife was interviewed by Ivy, Kristi’s daughter. Ivy is a smart and thoughtful teen who asked wonderful questions pertinent to all teens and parents of teens! Listen to this podcast to hear Dr. Finlayson talk directly to teens about: - Troubles that teens face in friendships and relationships - Anxiety - Disagreements with parents - and more!
Parents' Hardest Questions Answered
“Parenting is noble work, in part because you are so often reaching through the dark trying to figure out what it means to love this unique child, with their specific challenges, strengths and desires.” Dr. Finlayson-Fife joined Tina Gosney of the Parenting Through the Detour podcast to answer difficult questions that are on parents minds and souls.
Teens, Confidence, and Sexuality
In this NEW podcast episode Jennifer joins Heidi Benjaminson of Confidence Coaching to talk to parents about confidence, perfectionism, and how to best help our kids navigate the awkward and uncomfortable process of maturing into adulthood.
Helping Teens Navigate Their Sexual Identity
Sherrae Phelps and Dr. Finlayson-Fife recorded a timely and thoughtful conversation about navigating your sexual identity as a teen and what role parents can play in that process.
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