Evidence shows that children whose parents talk about sex openly start having sex at a later stage and are more likely to use contraception. If they seem happy with your answer and don't ask a follow-up question, you've probably given them enough information. For example, if your three-year-old asks why she hasn't got a penis like her brother, you could tell her that boys have penises on the outside and girls have vaginas on the inside. You could answer by saying: "Babies grow in a woman's tummy, and when they're ready they come out into the world". If not, your child's follow-up question could be, "How does the baby get in there? They need to know that it's OK to talk about sex and relationships, and that you're happy to talk about it.
If they ask another question, you can tell them more. They'll learn this through your tone and manner when you talk about sex, so try to treat sex as a normal, everyday subject.
The only window is high on the wall, over a tall filing cabinet, and opens into a well, below ground level.
The space feels like a cave, which has always struck Deery as about right, because her job is to talk dirty online to strange men. She has athletic good looks, with tawny skin, big brown eyes, and long straight brown hair that falls over her shoulders.
The key is to start these conversations when your kids are young, and have these conversations often.
Both the policewoman and her target give the author their versions of the truth, in a case that challenges the conventional wisdom about online sexual predators, and blurs the lines among crime, “intent,” and enticement.
Detective Michele Deery works in a cubicle in the basement of the Delaware County courthouse, in Media, Pennsylvania.
This is a good basis for open and honest communication about sex and relationships, growing up and going through puberty.
Talking to children about sex won't make them go out and do it. For example, if they ask a question, such as "Where do babies come from? Don't make it more complicated than it needs to be. " You could answer, "It comes out through a special passage in the woman's body called a vagina".