Lately at some of our parent seminars, we began educating parents about the dangers of sexual predators, bullying, online safety issues and abduction and upon hearing some of the statistics... 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually exploited before their 18 birthday 90% of the time a child is harmed by someone they know 68% of the time it is a family … [Read more...] about Have you had THIS “talk” with your kids?
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In past generations, kids were lucky if their parents had "the talk" with them, a talk parents might have referred to as being about "the birds and the bees," that cute euphemism for sex. A talk like that was certainly better than not having a talk at all, but it is not the best approach. Kids do better with an ongoing and open dialog. Preschool Children Preschool … [Read more...] about When Do You Talk to Your Child About Sex?
Although you may enjoy teaching your kids lessons about their environment and scholastic subjects, teaching them about sex can have you sweating bullets. As a parent, you can share your values and knowledge on this touchy subject, without causing them to freak out and run for cover. Like various other subjects, sex education begins at an early age and continues as they grow and … [Read more...] about How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex Without Completely Freaking Them Out
Having the "sex talk" is sure to cause anxiety among even the most savvy, modern parents. Anxiety aside, we can all agree that talking to your kids about sex is an essential part of their development. With the growing prevalence of peer pressure, kids are forced to make decisions about sex at an earlier age. Talk to your kid about sex before he seeks possible misinformation … [Read more...] about How to Talk to Kids About Sex
Talking to your children about sex is a parental responsibility that calls for proper timing and good judgment. Regardless of whether your parents had "the talk" with you, your children will ask questions and you need to be prepared to answer them, according to"JSOnline," the online edition of the "Journal Sentinel" newspaper in Milwaukee, Wisc. While it is important to answer … [Read more...] about How to Talk to Children About Sex