This morning I had the opportunity to appear on one of our local TV morning shows to provide some tips on how to talk with your kids about sex and sexual health.
I originally wrote this post on Kids in the Capital.
Ontario is implementing a new Health and Physical Education curriculum this fall and the revisions to the sexual health education components have resulted in a public discussion about what is appropriate for our children to be learning.
Sexual health education is challenging for many parents. We bring all of our learning and life experiences, positive and negative, to the topic. We bring our perceptions of our own bodies and we bring religious and cultural teachings. It is a lot to pack into one issue. [Read more…]