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Talking to the Kids about the Birds & Bees

If there’s one thing very few parents look forward to, it’s having “the talk” with their kids. Still, it’s crucial for moms and dads to address topics related to sexuality in sensitive and age-appropriate ways. This list of resources is a good place to start as you prepare to broach this subject with your kids.

Healthy Sexuality: Sending the Right Message to Your Kids

Start a healthy and ongoing conversation about your child's sexuality that will continue into the teen years.

Before I Was Born

Before I Was Born explains in age-appropriate language the basic nature of sexual intercourse between a husband and wife and discusses conception, fetal development, childbirth, and breastfeeding. For children ages 5 to 8.

What's the Big Deal : Why God Cares about Sex - Store | Focus on the Family

Written for children ages 8-11, "What's the Big Deal " helps kids find answers to their questions about sex. It explains the basic facts about sex, why God made adults so they want to have sex, what God says about sex in the Bible, and how to respond...

Facing the Facts: The Truth about Sex and You

Designed for children ages 11-14, Facing the Facts equips kids to understand and deal with the changes of puberty. It also examines why God intends sex for marriage, discusses love and dating, and answers tough questions about sexuality.

5 Tips for Teaching Your Kids About Sex

There is so much shame surrounding the subject of sex in the culture we live in today. The media paints a perverted picture about what sex is supposed to be like, while the church rarely says a word. That is until we have a quiet, one-time, whisper of a “talk” with our kids that is filled with awkwardness and may leave them uncomfortable and scared.

Parenting and Sexuality

Jen Wilkin, Sam Allberry and Jason Cook consider how parents should instruct their kids about sexuality in the 21st century.

Teach Appropriate Touch

Affirm each child as a gift from God and model appropriate touch, even as you let kids know that the areas of their body covered by a bathing suit should be treated with special care.

They Didn't Know How to Have 'The Talk' With Their Kids

How Doug and Deb Gulbranson used Passport2Purity® to teach their children about the pressures they would face as teenagers.

How to Start Early

Parents often wonder "how long can I put off" talking about sex. By the close of this article, you will be eager to get started. Human sexuality is the most natural thing in the world – and the most sacred experience that two people can share.

And the Bride Wore White

In their book, Dannah and her friends share open letters of encouragement to young women, one to those who chose life and another to those who chose abortion, one to teen girls addicted to pornography and another to girls who have experienced sexual abuse, and many more specific to a young woman's unique circumstances.

Where Do Babies Come From?

A few years ago, my daughters and I were strolling around Grandpa’s farm. We inspected the delicate blossoms on the apple trees, picked some dandelions and touched the tiny blades of wheat just poking through the ground. We also walked down to the pasture to watch the cattle graze. I was explaining something to the girls when I heard one of my daughters say, “Papa, look! Those cows are stacking.”


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