Profile of Ruthie Patriquin

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  • Groping in the Dark

    Sexual Assault comes in many forms and happens to both males and females. Parents play an important role in preventing child and youth ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    Q. My daughter smokes. Can this affect her sexual health? A. Yes, smoking can affect sexual health and overall health. Here are some of the ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    Q. What should I tell my teen about sexting? A. Sexting is sending sexual pictures, videos or messages through cell phones and social networking ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    Sexual information is everywhere. Some of it is definitely not appropriate for children. Some sexual information is important to help children ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    Q: How can I help my daughter improve her self esteem? I keep telling her how pretty she is, but that doesn’t seem to help. ...

  • Sexual Reproductive Health Day, a time to celebrate efforts

    Amherst - To the editor, Canadians will be celebrating the 9th annual national Sexual and Reproductive Health Day, on Feb. 12. Sexual health is ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    How do you know if someone has HIV? It's hard to tell. Most people don't know that they have HIV. It can take up to three months before it shows ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    A Parent Asks: Q: How do I help my teenage children prepare for the possibility of sex? A: Talk with them about "signs of sex." Recognizing ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    A parent asks: Q: When should I talk to my children about puberty changes? A. Both boys and girls need to know what to expect before puberty ...

  • Groping in the Dark

    Amherst - Groping in the Dark...parents searching for answers on kids and sexuality A parent asks: Q: My children sometimes make very ...