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The Sex Talk, Part 4: Getting very, very, very personal

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This is part of an ongoing series written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. Sexuality is not like geometry or chemistry or any other scientific topic because, although one may study geometry, one’s personal geometry never …

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Seriously, Get Your Kids Tested for a Speech Delay

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I will never forget that phone call. I was trying to learn a new system work was implementing when my phone began to buzz. It was my son’s daycare. That sinking feeling hit as I wondered what could be going on. “Hello, Mrs. Bradfield?” “Yes, this is her.” “Ok great. …

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The Sex Talk, Part II: How to Be a Supermodel

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This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT for Reno Moms Blog, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. After reading Part 1, you’ve decided that you’re going to do it. You’re going …

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Are You and Your Kids Ready for ‘The Sex Talk’? Here’s Help

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This is the first in a series written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. Most of us parents feel seriously awkward talking to our children about sex, oftentimes because we have no idea what we’re …

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Flu shots – what’s the big deal?

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I’ll go ahead and start with a disclaimer. I am not paid by any pharmaceutical company or the government to convince people they should get flu shots. I make my decision to recommend influenza vaccination (the flu shot) based on evidence based medicine and years of research that has proven …

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