I am DREADING this conversation. However I WANT to be the first person to talk to my children about sex, not some screwed up little boy on the bus or another child with skewed views on the issue. I have a feeling this conversation is going to come much sooner than I would feel comfortable having it on my own.
My kindergartener is already being "teased" about having a boyfriend or so and so loves her and already watches things like Drake and Josh and see's Drake kissing girls a lot. So I know she's got some insight into the boy/girl thing. I found her and our neighbor boy laying in bed together the other day watching TV. They weren't doing anything, just laying side by side, and with great sadness I told them they had to move because it was acceptable. They're 6...but I know what this day and age has to offer my child.
Answer by pagan_mama at 12:57 PM on Dec. 11, 2008
Answer by munch12502 at 11:46 AM on Dec. 11, 2008
Answer by salexander at 12:16 PM on Dec. 11, 2008
My DH and I have brought the subject up with our son (7-autism) because he is special needs and vulnerable to sexual abuse. It's always age appropriate and at this point generic. He was curious as to how his baby brother got in my belly, he was sure I swallowed him! :D But I think the sooner the better, and if you make it casual your DD will feel more comfortable coming to you in the future when she has the big questions! Good luck! :o)
Answer by Austinsmom35 at 12:51 PM on Dec. 11, 2008
Answer by munch12502 at 1:16 PM on Dec. 11, 2008
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