ERIC Number: ED526900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 0
How to Talk with Your Child about Sexuality--A Parent's Guide. Family Communication Series
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
It is best to start talking with children about sexuality in early childhood, but it is never too late. Parents should always be open and available when a child wants to talk. The most important lesson they can share with their kids is, "Being different is normal." Answers to the following questions are discussed: (1) What Is Sexuality?; (2) Why Do Children Need to Know About Sexuality?; (3) Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Information?; (4) What If I'm Uncomfortable Talking About Sex?; (5) When's the Best Time to Start?; (6) What Do Kids Want to Know?; (7) What Do They Need to Know?; and (8) When Do They Need to Know It? Helpful hints for parents are also included.
Descriptors: Parent Materials, Children, Parent Child Relationship, Sexuality, Sex Education, Information Sources, Age Differences
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. 434 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001. Tel: 212-541-7800; Fax: 212-245-1845; Web site: http://www.plannedparenthood.org
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.