Sex education and kids 

Teen Sex Ed Taught Mostly by Schools, Families, Study Shows

Girls are more likely than boys to be exposed to information about hormonal birth control. Source: Getty
Ask most parents, and they'll agree it's crucial kids receive accurate, trusted information about sexual issues.
But while you ...
Schools and family are the most common and trusted sources when it comes to sex ed.

Would You Use A Video Game To Teach Your Kids About Sex?

Would a video game make the sex talk less awkward? Credit: Corbis
Adventures in Sex City, a cartoon-y Canadian video game designed to teach young people about safe sex, was introduced in February of 2010 and caused some controversy. But it wa...

Sex Ed: When Is the Right Time to Have 'The Talk'?

A good friend told me the best parenting advice she ever got: Your child will let you know what she is ready for. So, don't buy her a bike for her birthday if she hasn't asked for one; wait until she expresses a desire for a bike, then buy the bi...

Sharing the birds and bees with young children

It was inevitable that one of my kids finally asked THE QUESTION. Somehow, even when hugely pregnant with babies #3 and #4, no one wondered how the bulging belly came to be and some preliminary discussion before the big 5th grade sex movie at school ...

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