Finding the Right Words

June 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Jun-Aug2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p58
This article presents the opinion of expert in response to various queries about one's children asking about their bodies and other natural matters. Difficult questions often come much earlier than you might have anticipated — and sometimes at inopportune times. It's useful to remind yourself that when your child asks about sex, he is simply trying to make sense of his world. Discussing the biological facts of sex with him when he is young will help begin the process of open discussions about sexuality — and other tough issues — as your child ages.


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