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Parents Matter!

Parents Matter! empowers and educates parents/guardians of pre-teens (children ages 9 to 12) on how to be their child’s sexual health and responsibility educator.

  • Receive tips on how to improve communication
  • Gain strategies for communicating your values to your child
  • Practice answering hard questions
  • Learn the truth about kids’ sexual behavior
  • Talk with other parents dealing with the same issues
  • Get information about puberty and other health topics

Upcoming Series
Reserve your spot for the next Parents Matter! at Appalachian Coffee Co. on Wednesdays 5:30-8pm, Oct 17-Nov 21 (no class October 31). Free family dinner and onsite childcare provided! Please note any food needs or allergies when registering.
Register below or contact Sarah Hoffert at sarahh@childrenandfamily.org or 698-0674 ext. 155.

Girls in rural areas tend to become sexually active earlier than their urban counterparts by almost a year.  Check out this NPR article for more information.