Positive Resources for Parents

Some positive and thought provoking resource articles, books and video's we have gathered for you about a range of topics.

... raising daughters, periods, vulnerability, pornography, raunch culture, sexual consent, menstrual blood in the media.  All the way to a recommended a reading list for parents, great books for young girls introducing positive menstruation down to the best teen magazine.

Hope you enjoy the variety.


I have daughters and I don't want you to feel sorry for me. Daily Mail, 16 July, 2014

3 things little girls need from their fathers. Huff Post, 18, June, 2013


Simple, sweet, thoughtful and very practical;

15 year old boy asks classmates to bring pads and tampons for girls. Essential Kids, 30 April, 2015






Aging while female is not your worst nightmare. Feminist Current, 10th March, 2015



Articles about Pornography, Consent and Raunch Culture

How online porn is warping the behaviour of boys with girls. The Age, 25th April, 2015

Raunch Culture, what is it?. Spinning the Web, 30 October, 2015

Website; It's Time We Talked


Books for Parents and Children;

Puberty Girl; Movsessian, S, 2004 also Puberty Boy; Price, G, 2005

Secret Girl’s Business and More Secret Girls Business and Secret Boys Business; Angelo, F, Pritchard, H, Stewart, R. 2003 www.secretgb.com

A Blessing Not a Curse, Bennett, Jane 2002, Sally Milner Publishing, Bowral, NSW www.janebennett.com.au

The Pill; Are You Sure It’s For You? Bennett, Jand and Pope, Alexandra 2008, Allen and Unwin, NSW

The Secret Lives of Teen Girls, Resh, Evelyn 2009, Hay House Inc, California, USA

Queen Bees and Wannabes, Wiseman, Rosalind 2009, 2nd ed, Three Rivers Press, New York, USA 

Why Gender Matters, Sax, Leonard 2006, Broadway Books, New York, USA

Real Gorgeous and Girl Stuff, Cooke, Kaz 1994, Allen and Unwin, NSW, Australia

Steve Biddulph’s Raising Girls, Biddulph, Steve, 2013, Finch Publishing, Sydney



Books for Girls;

For Girls Aged 6-8 years;

Cycling to Grandma's House, Torres-Gomez, Jac, 2015

About Aged 12+

Becoming A Woman, Hardwick-Collings, Jane, 2013

Tigress Magazine for Girls.  Hard copy to be published in the future.