Welcome to Teen World Confidential

An adolescent sexual health resource for parents, educators, and other caring adults

that encourages honest, open, and intelligent conversation with young people.

Get my book

Teen World Confidential

To sample the free chapters of the book Teen World Confidential: Five-Minute Topics to Open Conversation About Sex and Relationships, click here.

To order your copy from Amazon, click here.  To order your copy from Barnes and Noble, click here.

Readers Feedback

Subscribe to my newsletter to get my ``Five Top Tips for Talking to Tweens and Teens`` for free!

Be Informed


Jun 2017

Respect Others. Repeat After Me. Respect.

  Respect means caring   The word respect has been consuming my thoughts recently. For Father’s Day, dads from around the country explained …


May 2017

Parenting by listening to and seeing our teenagers’ behavior

Parenting is no different from managing other relationships in our lives. In any situation, improving our relationships with others is not always 
about …


Dec 2016

Planning for Parenthood

  Despite the prevalence of health care clinics in nearly every community, whether it be within a hospital, school, private medical …


Dec 2016

World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day 2016 Every day, about 5,600 people contract #HIV. That’s more than 230 every hour, according to AIDS2016.org. To …


Aug 2016

Supporting Other Women: Talk Behind Their Backs

  Recently I attended a women’s entrepreneurial event in Chicago called the Women’s Success Summit.  I met some pretty awesome, and inspiring …


Jul 2016

International Kissing Day

July 6 is International Kissing Day   No need to allow this so-very-important-day pass by without celebration! Give your child a …


Jun 2016


“Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr.   That’s all.   (Photos: Adobe Stock) …


Mar 2016

How to help teenagers become wise decision-makers

TeenWorldConfidential is privileged to have Stefanie Frank as a guest writer for our readers. Stefanie Frank’s graduate degree from New York University and …


Jan 2016

Human Papillomavirus: Understanding the Virus

  Understanding human papillomavirus, or HPV, allows parents to make informed and educated decisions about their child’s future reproductive health. HPV …


Jan 2016

Let’s Talk: Cervical Health

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month.  So, let’s talk cervix….     The cervix is part of the female reproductive system. …


Nov 2015

World Vasectomy Day 2015

  When talking about contraception, the focus is typically on the female partner within a heterosexual relationship. Likely this is because women …


Oct 2015

National Health Education Week

    Health Education is the cornerstone in which to prevent illness and maintain well-being.This week, the Society of Public Health Education …


Oct 2015

Kids In The House: Sex Ed…for Newborns?!

The letter from your child’s grade school nurse peeks out of the beckoning backpack. THAT letter. The one that notifies unassuming parents that “The …


Sep 2015

National Pink Out Day!

  Planned Parenthood offers reproductive health care services to women AND men. It is an invaluable reproductive health resource for all. …