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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.

The Talk

Healthy Sexuality Education - Basic Goals and Guidance

How to Talk with Your Kids about Sex

Talking with your kids about sex can be uncomfortable, but it's not something you can afford to neglect. Yes, they can pick up pieces of information during sex-ed class at school or during a church youth pastor's talk on abstinence. They'll likely hear more from their peers and try to make sense of it all themselves.
But no one can replace you as the greatest influence in their lives

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.

The Story of Me

Designed for ages 3-5, and using age-appropriate language and illustrations, this book explains to young children the marvelous body God gave them.

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

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 when faced with sexual pressure from peers, TV, movies, and magazines.

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.

Talking to Your Kids About Sex FAQ

Talking about sex with your kids can be intimidating. It's an important topic, and it's difficult to know how they're going to respond.

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.

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