". . . helps parents and their children have those vital talks about sex, health, relationships, and most importantly, strength of character." -- Rita Creighton, Washington State PTA President
". . . parents now have the perfect book to help them talk with their kids about sex, love, and character . . ." -- Judith Bradford, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
". . . respectful, creative, and family-friendly. Ten Talks
is a 21st-century approach to providing much needed sexuality and character education . . ." -- Dennis Worsham, "Washington, Can We Talk?"
". . . the facts, skills, and guidance parents need in order to begin what are likely to be the most important conversations . . ." -- Vicki Harrison, MSW, National Education Association Health Information Network
"Easy-to-use strategies that get young people talking." -- Frieda Takamura, Washington Education Association
About the Author
Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D.
, is a professor of sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is past president of the Society for the Study of Sexuality and a charter member of the International Academy of Sex Research. She has authored or co-authored twelve books, writes several magazine and web columns, and also appears on Lifetime Television. She lives in Washington State with her husband and two teenage children. Dominic Cappello
is a nationally recognized designer of parent-child communication programs and the creator of the National Education Association's "Can We Talk?" Parent Education Programs. He is a policy advocate on school violence and harassment prevention and the author of Ten Talks Parents Must Have with Their Children About Violence
. He lives in New York City.