How to Teach Toddlers and Preschoolers About Sex, Private Parts, Body Consent & Body Safety | 22
I know for many of us parents, having "the talk" with our kids can feel daunting.
❓Where do we begin?
❓What do we say?
❓How do we avoid scaring them? ❓Are we giving out too much information? Not enough?
Generally speaking, sex education and conversations about sex and private parts often begins with your child's normal curiosity about their bodies.
Here's some best practices when it comes to these conversations:
✔Follow their lead. Let your child set the pace on what they learn.
✔Answer their questions openly and honestly but also simply and matter-of-factly.
✔Be sure to only answer THEIR question
✔Be careful not to create shame around their questions or bodies in general.
In this episode, I share:
➡How to best respond depending on your child's age/stage ➡How to respond to common questions like, how are babies made?!
➡My favorite children's books for teaching about sex, private parts, body consent and safety and more! List of
Check out my Amazon Storefront @themompsychologist for a list of recommended books.
[Check out my free discipline workshop, “How to Get Your Child to Listen Without Yelling” - www.themompsychologist.com/workshop]