Amaze Videos: Children & Youth

A Black older woman and teen girl, possibly a mother and daughter, sit on a bed that is orange and pink together. The mother is wearing a green t-shirt and jeans and has curly blonde hair. She is looking down at the girl. The girl is sitting with her legs crosses and has on a white t-shirt and leggings. She has dark curly hair and has her hand on her face as though in thought. cottonbro studio/Pexels

The following videos from Amaze explore topics like growing up, finding an adult you can trust, and respecting different types of families. They are geared towards young people, aged nine to fifteen.

Growing Up: Awkward Conversations

While having conversations about puberty and growing up can feel awkward, it is important to talk to a trusted adult or consult accurate resource (like Our Bodies Ourselves Today!) about questions we might have.


Finding An Adult That You Can Trust

This video talks about finding a trusted adult who you can speak with about different topics and questions that may come up during adolescence, such as puberty, sex, and dating. It is important to have someone to confide in, whether that be a parent, an older sibling, a teacher, a coach, another relative, or a friend’s parent. Also, this video emphasizes that a trusted adult should be someone who listens without judgment and respects you, not someone who will attempt to tell you what to do or make you believe what they believe.


Different Kinds of Families

This video defines family and discusses the many different types of families, such as blended, foster, adoption, and chosen families. It highlights that a family is there to provide love and support, regardless of what it might look like.