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The Sex-wise Parent: The Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child, Strengthening Your Family, and Talking to Kids About Sex, Abuse, and Bullying Hardcover – April 1, 2012
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“The knowledge you will gain from her book is priceless.” (Arline McGraw Oberst, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Volunteer’s Soul)
For generations American parents have been getting a failing grade in the important job of talking with their children about sex. The Sex-Wise Parent is just the tool needed to raise that grade to an A+. It's sound information and advice--a must read for parents.” (David Walsh, Ph.D., author of Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen)
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D. Rosenzweig is in demand as a speaker for both professional training events and conferences as well as for community events for parents.Presentations are booked through the American Program Bureau.
Top Customer Reviews
This is a difficult topic for parents to approach, but one that must be spoken about openly in a safe and trusting environment, as communication is key when raising children and preparing them for the world , with all the wonders and horrors it holds.
"Sex-wise parent" gives you tools on how to deal and how to openly talk about sex, abuse and bullying with your child and help him/her be better equipped to face these issues when confronted with them.
This should be translated in every language and shared around the world.
Thank you Dr. Rosenzweig!
We realize that they need to drive and that we cannot hold their hands forever.
There are other dangers that children face, not only in today's society but historically. Their ability to defend themselves against sexual predation has always been necessary. We have only relatively recently become so aware of the problem.
I believe that, among other things, this book offers parents the tools to educate their children in this area so that they will be armed against those who seek to take advantage.
Children are smart.
They just need the tools.
While perhaps not as enlightened by personal experience and challenges, this book serves to educate me on a most important topic that is a part of all of our worlds. It has given me insight and perspective that I have not had...and after reading this book I reenter the world a much more responsible adult ready to join the ranks of all who want to help children and their families to aviod and stop abuses that may come their way.
Pat Stanislaski, Director
Partnering for Prevention, LLC
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Life is all about perspective and this book gives you a perspective other than your own. I would recommend it for any parent that wants to have as much information as possible.Published 6 months ago by Jaclyn Smith
This should be required reading for anyone with children in their lives, i.e: all of us! It should be handed out when applying for a marriage certificate to educate would-be... Read morePublished 18 months ago by A Discerning Customer
Wise is right. Smart and straight- forward advice on a subject most parents fear. Never preachy or condescending the way some parenting tomes tend to be.Published 20 months ago by laura bertagnolli
Most parents are woefully unprepared to talk with their children about sex. In addition to feeling embarrassed, parents don’t want to think of their children as sexual beings any... Read morePublished on February 7, 2014 by Socratic Parent
Packed with educational tid-bits, interesting anecdotes and practical suggestions, this is a go-to guide for parents in an area where there has been no place to go for guidance. Read morePublished on September 25, 2013 by StageWriter
Dr. Rosenzweig's The Sex-Wise Parent is an excellent resource for all parents ... for everyone. This very important book is well-written, thorough and extremely infomative.Published on September 12, 2013 by Nancy
Dr. Rosenzweig provides no-nonsense, practical advice for parents and other caregivers to have frank conversations with children about sexuality. Read morePublished on September 10, 2013 by Sally
This book covers a wealth of information from anatomy to family values, stressing how important parents are to their children's education about sexuality. Dr. Read morePublished on September 9, 2013 by Connie Schulz
Dr. Rosenzweig has written an important resource for parents who are trying to be open, honest and realistic with their children about issues related to sexuality. Read morePublished on September 9, 2013 by Marsha R. Pincus