- 12 months ago
Let's NOT talk about sex, Mom.
Few things make most people more squeamish than talking about sex with their parents or their kids. It's common comedy fodder to explore the horrors of parental sexual activity. Whether it's walking in on some hot, geriatric love-making, or finding out at airport security that grandma travels with a vibrator, people really don't like to think about family members doing the deed.
As parents ourselves, the only thing worse than walking in on Mom and Dad is the thought of having a sick or pregnant child. Generally speaking, people would prefer their children steer clear of unwanted pregnancy and STIs. So why is it so hard to talk to our kids about sex? Chalk it up to latent conservatism and puritanical religious values, but most of us would rather not think about it. But, like it or not, its actually really important you're prepared for when and how to talk to your kids about sex.
Why is it important to talk to kids about sex?
Obviously there are the major