If you’re feeling awkward about telling your kids about the birds and the bees, or even talking with your partner about sex, let a little humor help you through. Think about children you’ve known over the years: your own, or a friend’s children, or kids you knew growing up. What’s the funniest thing you’ve ever […]
Quiz: Are You a Birds-and-Bees Steamroller?
For many parents, what’s hard about having “The Talk” with kids is saying anything at all. But for others, the problem can be saying too much. Maybe that’s due to nerves, maybe to enthusiasm that your child is finally asking, or maybe it’s just personal style. Openness and information about sexuality are helpful–unless you get […]
Babies Do NOT Come from Mommies’ Tummies
Little kids are infinitely curious about the world. They’re little scientists, trying to figure out how everything works. (That’s the reason they ask so many exhausting “why” questions.) They also don’t have filters for what topics are awkward or impolite. They see, they notice, so they comment or ask about whatever is in front of […]