Parents need to get past any notion of a single “Big Talk” about the birds and the bees. Sexuality education is an ongoing and evolving discussion that changes as your child grows. For more information about why talking with your child about sexuality is important, read Talking to Your Children About Sex.
As a parent, you aren’t off the hook until your child is an adult. And even then they may still have questions about parenting, relationships, childbirth, etc. Click the toggles below for general guidelines to make sex education into an ongoing relationship.