A really quick way to assess whether a behavior is typical for a kid is to ask yourself, “Is this something adults or teens would do?” If the answer is no, then it’s most likely a common kid behavior.
Kissing games can be a big part of elementary school play. These games are developmentally appropriate, but as with any game that involves some sexual experimentation, adults need to intervene and so kids can learn boundaries. How to talk about kissing games with kids I’ve provided some scripts for talking to kids about these kind […]
Do you remember “playing doctor” as a kid? I sure do. I was six and playing with my neighbor, Derek who was my age. He had one of those tablecloth play houses – remember those? It was a plastic cloth that had windows, a door and the sides went down to the ground. I don’t know […]
I see sexting as a natural and normal extension of natural and normal teen sexuality.
Throw in a little chit-chat about “safe and unsafe” touch as part of this conversation. And the sooner you cover this, the better. Early Childhood (Birth to 8) Privates, the areas covered by your bathing suit, are private! They are a sensitive area of your body for you only. Please let me know if someone […]