Interesting article related to teenage pregnancy in one high school in Memphis, TN.

The article made me start to think about the current state of sex education in both public and private schools across the U.S. More importantly, what are parents doing today from a prevention standpoint to curtail teen pregnancies? Not talking about it does NOT resolve the problem. Teens are curious…they want to try, touch, feel, explore. Skirting around the issue of sexuality does not afford your teen or tween the luxury of knowing how to say “no” or delay the decision to engage in sexual activities. In fact, a lack of open communication about the topic may make sexual activities more taboo and subsequently more exotic to tweens and teens. Consider that!

Check out the article: http://fieldnotes.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/01/14/5841767-90-pregnancies-at-one-high-school?GT1=43001

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