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  • Dear My Little Yoni: How do I explain Consent?

    “Dear My Little Yoni,   My son got in trouble for being overly affectionate to the girls in his class. My husband wants to brush it off as him being a loving little boy, but as victim of sexual assault, I can’t. How do I explain boundaries and consent to my son so that he understands and respects... View Post
  • My Little Yoni Guide: Talking to your kids about sex

    Are you a parent who is hesitant to teach your children sex education at a young age? Are you a parent that doesn't know when is the right age to start to teach your children about sex education? ⁠ Talking to your kids about sex can be daunting. However, children at a very young age have curiou... View Post
  • Dear My Little Yoni: How do I help my daughter to love her Vulva?

    “Dear My Little Yoni,   My daughter just told me she wants labiaplasty! I don’t even understand where she got this idea from, but she is begging me for this surgery to alter her genitals. She’s only 16! Should I let her do it? How can I convince her she’s perfect just as she is!”  -Amanda   Dear ... View Post
  • Dear My Little Yoni: How do I Explain where Babies come from?

    “Dear My Little Yoni,   My daughter asked me, ‘where do babies come from’ and I choked up said ‘from Mommy’s belly.’ I’m surprised this conversation makes me so nervous. I don’t want to give her too much info, but I also want to be honest with her. What do I say!?” - Yesenia  Don’t worry Yesenia,... View Post
  • Justine Fonte Teacher of Comprehensive Sex ed

    Today I want to share about the crazy experience a renowned sex educator named Justine Fonte went through, just for doing her job and offering accurate, age-appropriate sex ed in school! After 9 years of devoting herself to the students of Dalton School in Manhattan, sudden backlash from parents resulted in their cowardly, anonymous media attack and her ultimate resignation.

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  • Dear My Little Yoni: How to Teach Kids Every Diverse Family is Absolutely Normal

    Dear My Little Yoni,   How do I explain to my kids that not all families look the same? My daughter has been confused because her best friend lives with two moms, and that’s new to her. I want her to know that there’s different parenting configurations, including LGBTQ+ families. How can I best e... View Post
  • Dear My Little Yoni: What Do I Need to Know About Cervical Health?

    “Dear My Little Yoni,   My daughter, Sammy, has her very first gynecologist appointment coming up. I worry because she’s only 13, and I didn’t have my first gyno visit until I was 21. I’m not sure how to explain to her why these visits are necessary and that she can feel comfortable with the doct... View Post
  • Let's talk about Female body anatomy!

    A history of the over-medicalization of birth and the female body anatomy.   Society often paints midwives as spiritual, non-academic women, who are ill-equipped for the real dangers of childbirth. From sitcoms, to celebrity reporting, having a midwife or doula present for your birth can be se... View Post