The Other Side of Teaching Kids About Consent

I’ve seen a spate of articles shared recently on social media on the topic of teaching children about consent. The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21 was especially thorough and offered practical tips for parents. The foundation is basic, early, and ongoing respect for children’s bodies and their right to say no to things…

New Semester, New Me

In the constant uphill battle to better myself, I’ve been getting in the mindset of going back to school. I have two years of college left, and my fear is that I’ll get stuck in a rut and go back into old habits. Particularly, I’ve been thinking about the relationships I have on campus. While I don’t…

Stealing Life Back

There’s that feeling, right after you graduate from school, or right after a breakup, when the world is wide open for a while. You haven’t said yes to any job or any date yet. At that moment, the crossroads where anything can happen, it’s exhilarating and scary. Eventually you choose a job, or a mate, or…