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Should Your Teenager Be Reading Dolly Magazine?

April 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The mother of a 13-year-old girl recently asked me if her daughter should be reading Dolly magazine.
What can I say? I edited the magazine for five years back in the early 90s so naturally I’m an advocate. Dolly magazine is a teenage girls’ rite of passage. It was how I learned about the things that [...]

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Tags: Media · Puberty · sex

Does Your Teenager Talk To You About Sex?

April 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Is it just me or are teenagers opening up to their parents a lot more these days?
I was at a BBQ on the weekend and one of the guests told me her 15-year-old daughter shared with her the gossip that one of her girlfriends was caught with “some guy’s dick in her mouth” at a [...]

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Tags: Parental Bonding · sex