Becoming An “Askable Parent”: How To Talk With Your Child About Sexuality

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This booklet for parents outlines the ages and stages of a child’s sexual development from birth through the teen years. The primary focus is on establishing and maintaining open and honest communication with your child throughout all stages of his or her life. “Askable Parent” presents parents with typical examples of situations that may occur at different stages in a child’s development, along with specific, practical advice to follow in those situations. From toddler curiosity to puberty to the evolving sexuality of teens, “Becoming an Askable Parent” helps parents keep the lines of communication open and give their children the opportunity to grow and make informed decisions.

© 1994 American Social Health Association
Audience: Parent