Aug 4, 2022
Talking about sex with your children can feel awkward for many people. However, talking about sex, sexuality, and bodies with your child from a young age can help your child understand that sex and sexuality are healthy parts of life. So, where do you even begin this conversation? And what do you need to say? Here to help us dive into this topic further and answer all of your questions is Andrea Brand, life coach and passionate proponent of comprehensive sex education.
Listen in as Andrea explains the right time to bring sex up with your children, as well as what you should do if your child is a teenager and you haven’t had “the talk” yet. You will learn how to make this topic less uncomfortable, how to ensure your children are staying safe during sex, and what to do if you are raising a child with an ex and you have different views about this topic.
02:00 - 3:30 - What made Andrea a passionate proponent of comprehensive sex education.
3:30 - 5:00 - How the way we were brought up impacts our thoughts about sex.
5:26 - 9:47 - The right age to start talking about sex.
9:47 - 21:00 - Simple steps to take to make the conversation less awkward.
22:00 - 28:00 - What to do if you’re raising a child with an ex and you have different views.
28:00 - 37:00 - Ways to start this conversation with your kids.
37:00 - 47:45 - The risks of not having this conversation with your children.
“Take a slow, deep breath and know that you’re not alone [in feeling awkward about conversations around sex] and know that you’ve go this.” - Andrea Brand
“It’s never too late [to start talking about sex].” - Andrea Brand
“The more we walk about [sex], the less uncomfortable it’s going to get.” - Andrea Brand
3 Interesting Clips:
5:25 - 7:15 - When to bring the conversation of sex up with your children.
10:45 - 14:40 - How to make the conversation less uncomfortable.
32:00 - 35:00 - How to start the conversation with your child.
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