Talking to your teen about her growing body
Topics for the girls will include:
- Puberty and menses
- Being a good friend
- Personal safety
- Mood management
- Preventative care
- Healthy relationships
Topics for the adult parents and caregivers will include:
- What's “normal”
- Contraception: Myths and benefits
- Difficult conversations
- Drugs and addiction
The keynote speaker for the event is Emaline Robinson, who has faced and overcame many battles in her life including dyslexia. Robinson is member of the Elliot T. Bowers Honors College, is active in the Pre - Vet Society, and volunteers with Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
“Our goal is to instill some empowerment and give them knowledge about their bodies,” Dietrich said. “We hope to bring to light the community resources that they have access to.”
The event will be held on Saturday, April 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the United Way – Greater Houston. Ticket price includes breakfast, snacks, lunch and parking. Purchase tickets online. For more information about the event, contact Ann Tims, 832-826-7464.