Anya Manes - Talking About Sex - San Francisco CA

Helping your teen avoid risky behavior

I’ve been reading about dismay in college towns.  Coronavirus transmission is up, and it’s because of young people gathering.  Somehow, in the midst of planning the reopening, we didn’t get…
Anya Manes - Talking About Sex - San Francisco CA

Stages of Adulthood

    While the stages of childhood are often discussed, no one ever clearly presented to me the stages of adulthood.  That’s something I’ve pieced together here and there, but…
Anya Manes - Talking About Sex - San Francisco CA

What to do about troubling children’s books

People are doing great work, despite the pandemic, insane weather, and natural disasters. I recently came across a resource “fixing” children’s books which you might cringe to read your child,…
Anya Manes - Talking About Sex - San Francisco CA

Nude art you can share with your kids

We’ve been spending a lot of time at home.  We’re kind of on top of each other, maybe even in each other’s space when bathing or dressing.  You might be…
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Check out my interview on the CPTK podcast

Here’s a quick freebie for you or a friend: Some time ago, I was interviewed by Sue DeCaro, who hosts the Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids podcast.  Here’s what we talked…
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I had “the talk” with my daughter

How are you?  Oh my gosh, it’s been months, and they’ve been crazy.  You know this – you’re living it too.  Pandemic + Economic Crisis + Kids at Home 24/7…
about anya manes - a sex educator for parents in san francisco, ca

My COVID-19 crystal ball

Like you, I’ve been consumed with the challenges in front of me: sheltering in place, caring for my child, keeping the grandparents from going out as if things are normal.…
about anya manes - a sex educator for parents in san francisco, ca

Talking with kids about the Coronavirus

COVID19 is not a sexually transmitted disease, so this is rather outside my usual realm, but I’m all about giving you accurate information so that you can have real conversations…
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