In the Netherlands, they have been doing sexuality right for a very, very long time. If you want your kids to be super-smart about sex, the easiest thing you can do for them (and for yourself) is to pretend your family is the Netherlands. The Dutch have the lowest teen pregnancy and STI/HIV rates in […]
I want to be very clear about this — I believe child sex trafficking is an abhorrent crime and I am not a fan in any way shape or form. The people who use children and teens in this way are the scum of the earth. However, every time the media gets all up in […]
One place to start is to explain to your kids, sooner, rather than later, that they will someday, most likely, experience a feeling in their body that is called “desire” or “sexual desire.” And can start as young as ten – hence the boner. Girls get them too, they are just teeny-tiny.
One thing I already do in the “reduce gender roles” department is this: when I meet and greet a woman or girl I do NOT complement them on how they look or what they are wearing.
Give it up, sisters. Ain’t gonna happen. Because if it was going to happen, it would have by now. There are endless opportunities to talk to our kids about sex, love, dating, bodies, boundaries and the whole universe of sexuality. And, as far as I can tell, most daddies are not rising (heh-heh) to this particular occasion.