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"How do babies get out of a mommy's tummy?" Like so many incredibly loaded topics, this question arrived over dinner. Diva was then 4, a preschooler whose primary understanding of adult female anatomy came from Barbie. We'd been joined for supper ...How do you answer questions about sex when your child is still watching "Sesame Street"?
There are effective and various ways for parents to talk to their kids about sex. Credit: Getty ImagesYou want to talk about sex? Fine. Never have it. Ever. OK, maybe after you get married. Your mother wants grandkids. But ...Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees -- minus the euphemisms.
Nervous about the puberty and sex talk? Get professional help. Credit: Getty ImagesWho can forget talking about the birds and the bees with Mom and Dad? Or maybe that topic was too taboo for your parents to even touch. Chances are if they ...When it comes to the sex and puberty talk, many of today's mothers want to do better with their own daughters than their parents did with them.
School isn't the only place where sex education is a dilemma. Most parents would like their children to remain abstinent throughout their teens, but worry that withholding information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases will lead to ...