Category archive: Breaking the Hush Factor

Breaking the Hush Factor on the radio and in the library!

Breaking the Hush Factor on the radio and in the library!

I couldn’t be more thrilled that Breaking the Hush Factor is getting onto the radio and into libraries! Here’s the radio interview I had with Katie Vitale from Issues for Your Tissues last week: Getting a book onto the shelves of a library involves the love, dedication, and thoughtful attention of a special breed of librarians…

Sisyphean parenting

Sisyphean parenting

The iconic Zits comic strip, by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman, recently depicted the act of parenting a teenager as similar to the apparent curse bestowed on Sisyphus, rolling the same boulder up a hill, over and over again only to have it roll back down again. This delights me, because I made a similar…

Breaking the Hush Factor: Ten Rules for Talking with Teenagers about Sex

Breaking the Hush Factor: Ten Rules for Talking with Teenagers about Sex

Dear parents, You may have heard about my book, Breaking the Hush Factor, and this post is to give you some more information about the theoretical underpinnings that support the ten rules in the book. Recently, my friend and midwife Christy Tashjian and her wife Jenni Huntly interviewed me for her blog. What follows is a re-post…

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