Category Archives for Sex education

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TV shows about sex education (that british show)

There are many tv shows about sex education and The Sex Education Show, is probably the most well-known one. The Sex Education Show is a British sex education television show. It is presented by a Journalist,

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Norwegian sex education show for tweens

Have you ever heard of the Norwegian sex education show? Norwegian public broadcaster NRK created a special puberty series on ‘Newton’, its popular science program for kids aged 8 to 12 years

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Parent Quiz: Is your child the right age to talk about birds and bees?

Have you ever wondered if your child is the right age to talk about birds and bees?You're not alone if you have wondered! I know that I have! And I'm supposed to be the expert! And many parents have

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Child Sexual Development (How kids develop sexually)

Sexual development sounds like something that shouldn't happen until puberty, but it actually starts from the very beginning.Remember when you had your first child and every couple of months (or weeks),

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Outlander sex education (wonderful examples of what sex education looks like)

Have you read the books by Diana Gabaldon? The Outlander series? If you haven’t, then you should because they provide some wonderful examples of Outlander sex education. Now, by sex education,

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Sex education in the home

The times have changed, and how we do sex education in the home, is very different to what our parents did with us, when we were kids. Back then, sex education in the home was usually one awkward talk

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The most common mistakes made by parents (in regards to sex education)

Are you making some of the  most common mistakes made by parents, in regards to talking with your kids about love, sex and relationships? Find out what the most common mistakes are, and how to not make

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How to start explaining the facts of life to young children

Explaining the facts of life As a parent, most of us know that at some stage, that we’ll need to start explaining the facts of life to our kids. But when do we start, and what do we tell them? This

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How to talk to kids about sex (from the very beginning)

You’re not alone if you’re unsure about how to talk to kids about sex. I know that I was, when I first started to think about sex education. My daughter was about 2 and a half/maybe 3 and she was starting

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Talking to kids about sex: when are kids ready?

One of the tricky parts of being a parent, is when should you start talking to kids about sex.  Are they ready to hear about this sort of stuff? There are a  lot of reasons why parents struggle with

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How to explain birds and bees when younger kids are listening in

How to explain birds and bees when younger kids are listening in, is a common concern from many parents, when it comes to sex education. I am often asked by parents about whether they need to be careful

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An age-by-age guide to sex education books for kids

There are a lot of sex education books for kids out there that will make taking about sex with kids, a whole lot easier! Books on a whole range of topics from how babies are made, to sex to puberty to

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Defining our sexual values and beliefs

As a parent, we need to be clear about what sexual values and beliefs we want to share with our kids about sex, preferably before you are put on the spot! For example, it is a good idea that both you and

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When to start sex education? Am I too early?

A lot of parents wonder about when to start sex education. Sex education isn’t one of those things, that you just decide to do, on the spur of the moment. Parents usually start thinking about sex

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Sex Education for teenagers: How to talk when they don’t want you to

A common concern that I hear from parents about sex education for teenagers, is that they just don’t want to hear what they have to say. I was recently asked this question by a parent: How do you

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Explaining sex education: where do I start?

Recently I was asked by a parent, about explaining sex education to their kids, and not knowing where to start! They are not alone, as most parents just don’t know where to start! There is all this

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How to find teachable moments for sex education

Teachable moments are everyday situations that give you an opportunity to talk to your child about sex. They provide parents with an opportunity to bring up specific issues about sexuality with your kid.

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What age is appropriate to teach sex education?

So, what age is appropriate to teach sex education? It all depends… Theoretically, sex education starts from birth ie from the moment the midwife holds up the baby and calls out ‘It’s

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15 reasons why parents don’t talk to their kids about sex: myths and facts about sex

When you first start thinking about sex education, it is pretty common to have  fears about whether you are doing the right thing by talking to your kids about sex. There are a whole lot of common myths

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The secret of reading sex education books to kids

We all know about the importance of reading with our kids, and reading sex education books are just as important too.  Reading aloud doesn’t just help to improve your child’s ability to

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