Before we heat up this discussion, here’s a quick reminder about snow safety tips — check out some ideas on staying safe if you’re in the snow zone. [It’s ironic, but this snow safety post was exactly one year ago today, and we’re looking at a record snowfall in Maryland tonight!]
I came across some great resources from Planned Parenthood, complete with their latest video tutorial on how to talk to your kids about sex in a healthy, open way. This is well worth 5 minutes – it’s very direct, straightforward, and has a healthy approach:
Definitely worth a listen, but here are some of the highlights I thought were really powerful:
— Honesty is key
— Incorporate your own values
— Validate your child’s questions
— Ask lots of open-ended questions
What tips do you have to help fellow moms broach this delicate subject?