Talking to Your Kids About Sex From Toddlers to Preteens by Lauri Berkenkamp, Stephen C. Atkins


Talking to Your Kids About Sex From Toddlers to Preteens by Lauri Berkenkamp, Stephen C. Atkins

This commonsense, practical guide to talking to children about sex provides ways to launch conversations following some of the most common kid comments and questions: What's That Thing? I'm Going to Marry Mommy. Sex Is When You Kiss. I Don't Want to Talk About It. From teaching toddlers about body parts to important discussions with adolescents, this resource encourages parents to understand what children of particular ages and developmental levels are ready to know, what they should know, and how to tell them. Real-life questions and answers encourage parents to prepare for their talks and make discussions easier. Moreover, ideas for discussing this sensitive subject with a sense of humor help take away some of the awkwardness--for both children and parents.

About the Author

Lauri Berkenkamp is the mother of four school-age children and is the author of Mom, The Toilet's Clogged! Steven C. Atkins, PsyD is a licensed psychologist and clinical associate at Dartmouth Medical School's department of child psychiatry. They are coauthors of Teaching Your Children Good Manners. She lives in Strafford, Vermont. He lives in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire.

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128 pages


Lauri Berkenkamp, Stephen C. Atkins
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Publication date

1st August 2002



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