Love & Sex Week: 6 Things Your Kids Should Know About Sex

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talking to kids about sexuality

Once you get passed the birds and the bees conversation, many parents may assume that they’re in the clear regarding “the sex talk.” But talking to kids about sexuality in fact only begins there. Even though your kids have the whole sperm and egg concept down, many still need guidance with regard to their safety and emotional well-being. Even if your kids are planning on abstaining from sex, boys and girls may need some advice on how to communicate that to their peers, as well as how to recognize sexual boundaries in others.

So in honor of St. Valentine and talking to your kids about romance, don’t forget to stress the following when the time is appropriate.