E: 50 The Birds & The Bees With Mary Flo Ridley

The Birds & the Bees With Mary Flo Ridley

Have you had THE talk or are you dreading it? Today, Mary Flo Ridley joins Karen Hodge to talk about a better way to talk about the birds and the bees with our children.

Discussion Questions:

  • Are you prepared to talk with your children or grandchildren about sex?
  • Do you know what the Bible says about sexuality?
  • What does Genesis tell you about God’s plan for sexuality?
  • In the household you grew up, was sexuality a good or bad topic—or maybe not a topic at all?
  • How did what you learned at home prepare or fail to prepare you to think biblically about sex?

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About the Speaker:

Mary Flo Ridley

In 1986 Mary Flo Ridley began presenting a popular parenting seminar in the Dallas area teaching parents how to talk to their children about sex. Armed with medical research, personal stories, and humor, Mary Flo walks parents through very specific ways to answer their children’s early questions with confidence. She gives parents a simple strategy that allows them to share their values along with the basic biology and develop a positive plan for introducing the subject of sex in the preschool and early elementary years.

Through her first book and DVD Series, Simple Truths with Mary Flo Ridley, and as an international speaker, Mary Flo gives parents the simple tools they need to begin these conversations. In her second book, God’s Very Good Design, parents can see this strategy unfold in a Biblical context. She is thrilled to partner with Megan Michelson to bring this message to a new generation.

Mary Flo grew up in El Paso, Texas, and graduated from SMU. She has been joyfully married to her husband Dave for 38 years and they have three married children and six grandchildren…with 2 more on the way!


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