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How to Talk with Your Kids about Sex

Author : John T. Chirban
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Having trouble talking to your kids about sex? Their friends at school don't... Unfortunately, for many parents, the most important conversations are the hardest. Ninety-three percent of adults are dissatisfied with the sex education they received as children, which is precisely why they are so bad at teaching their kids-they have no frame of reference. Renowned Harvard Medical School psychologist and frequent Dr. Phil guest John Chirban helps parents talk to their kids . . . about sex. Kids are going to learn about sex, and it is up to parents to decide if their kids are going to learn from them or from MTV. How parents address sex-their openness, the context, and their attitudes-will impact how their children view their own sexuality and self worth. Dr. Chirban helps parents know when, how, and how much. He uses humor, compassion, and real-life examples to prepare parents for a healthy and ongoing conversation that will equip their kids to own their own sexuality and an understanding of the larger issues of relationships, love, commitment, and intimacy.In addition, parents understand how helping their children understand these veiled yet critical keys of a fulfilling life deepens their own connection with their children.

Talking to Your Kids about Sex

Author : Mark R. Laaser
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“The greatest enemy of sexual wholeness today,” asserts Mark Laaser, Ph.D., “is silence.” A therapist specializing in the field of sexual health, Dr. Laaser has worked with hundreds of adults who suffer the consequences of sexual sin and dysfunction. All of them long to have had meaningful conversations with their parents about sex when they were growing up. Most parents would agree that healthy sexuality should be taught at home rather than left to their children’s teachers, peers, or culture. However, even parents with the best intentions can feel at a loss regarding where to start. In Talking with Your Kids about Sex, Dr. Laaser cuts through the confusion, coaching you through specific, age-appropriate discussions you can have with your son or daughter from early childhood through young adulthood; giving guidance on how to explore and examine your own sexual beliefs and issues; and empowering you to help your child develop a healthy and biblical understanding of sexuality, a glorious gift from God.

How to Talk to Your Kid about Sex

Author : William Paul Smith
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You don't want to make a big deal out of it. Isn't everyone else already talking about sex? Yes, they are talking, and their words are shaping your child's understanding right now. In a culture that glorifies casual sex, kids will only learn to think biblically about it when parents speak up. William P. Smith shares a practical, non-threatening model that will connect your child to God's perspective on sex and intimacy. As you initiate intentional conversations, you will create a safe and God-honoring space for your child to ask questions about sex and receive biblical answers.

The Focus on the Family Guide to Talking with Your Kids about Sex

Author : J. Fitch
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Sexual images saturate today's culture--and children will learn about sex somewhere. But research shows that they want to learn from the parents they trust. Talking about sex doesn't have to be a fear-filled challenge. The Focus on the Family® Guide to Talking with Your Kids about Sex shows parents how to talk with confidence to their kids about sex and sexuality. This candid resource is full of the latest information, practical insights, and age-appropriate answers to the questions parents and children ask about sex. Focus on the Family's Physicians Resource Council, along with research from The Medical Institute for Sexual Health provides parents with the tools and empowering encouragement they need in order to communicate more effectively and biblically about sex, self-control, and self-respect at every stage of a child's development.

How and When to Tell Your Kids about Sex

Author : Stan Jones
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A vital tool for building the kind of Christian character in kids that will enable them to stand on their own and make the right decisions, this guide offers parents a lifelong approach to shaping their children's sexual character.

How and When to Tell Your Kids about Sex

Author : Stan Jones
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One Million Copies Sold in Series! Christian Book Award: ECPA Medallion of Excellence Stan and Brenna Jones help parents establish a biblical view of sexuality in their homes. Building on a biblical foundation, they discuss how to talk with your children about sexual issues and when it’s appropriate to tell them what. With stark honesty and practical suggestions, they address Building a Christian understanding of sex and sexuality Developing a healthy dialogue with children about sexuality How and when to explain sexual intercourse Preparing for the physical changes of puberty Preparing for dating: dealing with romance and sexual attraction Encouraging a commitment to chastity What to do if you’re getting a late start telling your kids about sex Now revised and updated with helpful material on the dangers of pornography, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

A Chicken s Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids About Sex

Author : Kevin Leman
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You’re already establishing a track record with your kid by how you listen, by what you say when you’re angry, and by how you treat your spouse. We like to surprise parents who ask us, “When do I start talking about sex?” The answer is, you’ve already started.As difficult as talking with your child about sex, peer pressure, and self-image may seem, you can do it—and you must. Your child’s future depends on it. Fortunately, you’ve got plenty of guidance and insight available in A Chicken’s Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids about Sex.Family psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman and sexuality educator Kathy Flores Bell guide you safely along the sometimes rocky road of pubescence as your child heads toward adolescence. This practical and engaging book covers his or her development not just from the waist down, but also from the neck up, where the important decisions about sex are made. Illustrated with real life scenarios, this book is filled with practical knowledge and biblical wisdom. It is a book of firsts: first bra, first shave, first period, first nocturnal emission, first school dance, first discussion about relating to the opposite sex. A Chicken’s Guide takes on the difficult things parents face with their kids today, such as dating relationships, sexual activity and “rite of passage” attitudes, STDs, molestation, and more. Leman and Bell take you beyond sex education and frank conversations to cultivating a relationship with your child. Get ready to acquire some unanticipated life skills in the process. Moms, discover how to buy that first athletic supporter for your son in Little League. Dads, learn how to navigate the feminine hygiene aisle at the supermarket for your daughter. You’ll do more than meet your child’s physical needs. You’ll create the trust, support, and security he or she needs in your relationship. And in turn, you’ll gain a credible voice on such intimate topics as what sexual intercourse is and why to abstain from sex until marriage.With Bell’s expert yet simple knowledge of the dynamics of human sexuality and Dr. Leman’s winsome, lighthearted approach, you’ll gain confidence for those difficult but essential talks. Here are the tools you need to help your kids not only understand their growing bodies, but cope with the temptations and social pressures that go with them.

More Than Just the Talk

Author : Jonathan McKee
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Have Real Conversations With Your Kids About Sex The old ways of having the "sex talk" just won't cut it anymore. Sadly, the number one place today's young people go to for answers about sex is Google. Meanwhile, kids view nearly 14,000 sexual references a year on television, and 70 percent of teenagers have encountered pornography on the Internet. If we want our children to know the truth about healthy sexuality, we need to create a comfortable climate of continual conversations. Jonathan McKee will show you how to move beyond the initial awkwardness of this subject into an ongoing communication with your kids about God's amazing gift of sex. He equips you with what you need to talk openly about dating, temptation, porn, and purity, and you will find answers to tough questions and relevant Scripture on sexual issues. It's normal for kids to be curious about sexuality, and they need to know that their parents are the most reliable source of information. Be the one your kids turn to on this crucial topic. "In a world full of explicit lies, today's kids need parents who aren't afraid to tell them the explicit truth. This book provides parents with the tools they need to have these candid and continual conversations."--Dr. Kevin Leman, New York Times bestselling author of Have a Happy Family by Friday "Jonathan McKee is one of America's premier youth specialists, and this book will help you navigate the rough waters of teaching your kids healthy sexuality."--Jim Burns, PhD, president, HomeWord and author "Parents, take a deep breath. This book pulls no punches. But it will give you exactly what you need to walk alongside your kids at this time when they most need it."--Shaunti Feldhahn, social researcher, speaker, and bestselling author "A thorough, straightforward, and engaging resource that will both equip and inform a parent for effective, culturally relevant, and God-honoring conversations about sexuality and all its implications. It is a critical read in critical times."--Brian Berry, generation ministries pastor, Journey Community Church, La Mesa, California; and author "SO many parents I know don't feel equipped to talk to their kids about sex. This book helps you overcome the (guaranteed) awkwardness of conversations like that, and provides both tools AND motivation. I wish every parent would read it."--Scott Rubin, director of middle school ministry, Willow Creek Community Church "Jonathan McKee provides clarity and practical knowledge so that you and I can do more than just give a nervous 'talk' to our kids; we can be loving and consistent parents for them as well."--Terry Linhart, PhD, educator, author, Bethel College--Indiana "Kids need parents who are educated, aware, and relevant when it comes to sex. Thankfully, Jonathan McKee gives us powerful, poignant, and practical tools to help us win in this delicate and scary parenting arena."--Doug Fields, co-founder of, youth pastor for thirty years at Saddleback & Mariners Church, speaker, and author "McKee is a frontline youth worker with current and regular interactions with Christian teenagers wrestling with the intersection of their faith and their sexuality. Never condescending, Jon brings his writing style to a subject I wish more parents were talking about with their teens."--Mark Oestreicher, partner, The Youth Cartel and author "Jonathan McKee's book helps us to remember that 'the talk' is a myth at best, and a terrible strategy at worst. A lifestyle of preparation, a strategic series of discussions, and a proactive commitment to conversation is what our kids need, and this book will help any parent to walk with their kids in confidence."--Chap Clark, professor of youth, family, and culture, Fuller Theological Seminary

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

Author : HowExpert
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If you want to know the appropriate way of discussing sex to your children, then get "How To Talk to Your Kids about Sex" written by a real life parent who has great advice in sharing how to talk to your kids about sex. - Learn why should you talk about sex to your kids - Know how to talk about it - Be guided on when to start talking. - Know what to say and how to say it appropriate to your child's age. - Make your child aware of sex information to avoid danger of strangers. - Questions and appropriate answers provided - And much more. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.

Mom Dad What s Sex

Author : Jessica Thompson
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A Healthy View of Sexuality Starts with God God created sex to be good. But our culture is drifting away from a biblical worldview and is promoting an unhealthy view of sexuality. The church has taken a defensive approach, giving our kids a long list of "do nots" with few words of hope or redemption. Do you want something better for your child? Rediscover God's plan for sexuality and instill a positive perspective of sex and identity in your children. Mom, Dad...What's Sex? will equip you to help your child learn what God's Word—and today's culture—say about sex understand the influence pop culture and social media have on your kid share a gospel-centered, hopeful message with your son or daughter Give your child a healthy view of sexuality grounded in biblical truth—recognizing the gift of intimacy, the reality of brokenness, and the redeeming work of the Savior.

How to Talk to Your Kids about Sexuality

Author : David L. Scherrer
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Whether parents want to believe it or not, their teens are thinking about sex. Because kids are thinking about it, parents need to be ready to talk about it. This book offers practical advice for approaching the subject of sex in a way that is comfortable for both kids and parents. Biblical perspectives provide the foundation for a healthy view on sexuality, while social perspectives help parents understand the many influences impacting kids today. Features: Leader guides in each chapter and -- provide helps for use in small group or class settings. Journaling and personal reflection spaces. Candid discussions on hot topics such as masturbation, abortion, homosexuality and more. Answers to frequently asked questions from parents. Up-to-the-minute statistics on Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Cross culturally appropriate.

The Parent s Guide to Talking About Sex

Author : Janet Rosenzweig
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If your kids aren’t learning about sex from you, what are they learning about sex, and who is teaching them? Having “the talk” with your child does not have to be a terrifying and awkward event. Armed with Dr. Janet Rosenzweig’s groundbreaking book, you may find you never need to have “the talk.” Dr. Rosenzweig illustrates how you can help protect your children from sexual abuse, trauma, and bullying through your everyday interactions with them. She walks you through the steps you can take to combine your own family’s values with age-appropriate information for children at all stages of development. And you’ll learn how to do so in a way that will improve the trust and communication between you and your child. Dr. Rosenzweig applies her decades of experience in child abuse prevention, sexuality education, and family services to help you identify the real threats to your children’s safety and to protect them from becoming victims of sexual misinformation or exploitation. From choosing a child’s first daycare to meeting the multimedia challenges of adolescence, The Parent's Guide to Talking About Sex will coach you to raise sexually safe and healthy sons and daughters.

Talk to Me First

Author : Deborah Roffman
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We live in a time when kids of all ages are bombarded with age-sensitive material wherever they turn; “sexting” and bullying are on the rise at an increasingly younger age, and teen moms are “celebrified.” What is a concerned--and embarrassed--parent to do? With wit, wisdom, and savvy, Deborah Roffman translates her experiences gleaned from decades of teaching kids and parents, and as a mom, into strategies to help parents navigate this tricky terrain. Talk to Me First is for any parent who wants to become and remain the most credible and influential resource about sexuality in their children’s lives.

Teaching Your Children Healthy Sexuality

Author : Jim Burns
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"Experienced family authority Jim Burns provides a simple and practical guide for parents to help their children develop a healthy and biblical perspective regarding their bodies and sexuality"--Provided by publisher.

How to Teach Your Kids about Sex So You Won t Get Embarrassed They Won t Get Aids a Disease Or a Baby

Author : Carole Marsh
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5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know about Their Kids and Sex

Author : Anne Marie Miller
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Real Help for the Toughest Talks Most parents dread talking about sex with their children. Anne Marie Miller loves giving "the talk." As she has shared her personal story and talked about God's gift of sex with almost half a million young people, she's noticed some disturbing patterns: · Google is how kids learn about sex · Kids are learning about sex and viewing pornography earlier than parents think · The sexually abused often don't tell anyone for fear of getting in trouble · Sexual messages are being consumed daily through mainstream and social media · Most parents think their child is the exception Instead of sweeping this topic under the rug, Miller wants to change the narrative. In this immensely practical and well-researched book, she equips parents to have meaningful and age-appropriate conversations with their children about sex, pornography, and sexual abuse. She advises parents on how to keep the lines of communication open so that their children know they can trust them with their fears, struggles, and mistakes. Most important, she offers hope to worried parents that their children can grow up with a healthy biblical view of sex as a gift from God.

Painless Foolproof Really Works Way to Teach Your Kids About Sex

Author : Carole Marsh
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A Parent s Guide to Having the Sex Talk

Author : Axis
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"The talk." Most parents dread this awkward conversation, hoping to avoid it as long as possible. But in our sexualized culture, you can't afford to let others educate your teen in this area. This guide offers a framework for talking about sex in appropriate ways so you can shape your teen’s perspective about God's good plan for sex. Parent Guides are your one-stop shop for biblical guidance on teen culture, trends, and struggles. In 15 pages or fewer, each guide tackles issues your teens are facing right now—things like doubts, the latest apps and video games, mental health, technological pitfalls, and more. Using Scripture as their backbone, these Parent Guides offer compassionate insight to teens’ world, thoughts, and feelings, as well as discussion questions and practical advice for impactful discipleship.

Talking Sex With Your Kids

Author : Amber Madison
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Forget feeling embarrassed about having "the talk" with your kids. Research shows you're the one they want to hear from when it comes to sex ed. Now you have a unique advantage to getting through to your child as Amber Madison lets you in on what your kids are really thinking. As a twenty-six-year-old award-winning author and lecturer, she's taught thousands of parents how to approach kids so they'll really listen. Inside this helpful guide, you learn: How to get comfortable enough to be open with your children Everything you need to know about sexually transmitted diseases and contraception The best way to talk to girls The most successful way to get through to boys How to deal with the unexpected And most importantly, yes, your kids will listen to you With insider advice on how to speak frankly without giving TMI (too much information), Talking Sex with Your Kids will encourage you to teach them to be safe and smart when it comes to sex.

Decisive Parenting

Author : Michael Hammond
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Decisive Parenting teaches parents concrete skills for quickly and permanently altering their teenagers' problem behaviors, ranging from argumentativeness and neglecting chores or homework to more serious issues such as shoplifting, underage drinking, and drug use. Michael Hammond provides clear, easy-to-follow, and proven solutions to permanently stop negative behavior while establishing good behavior in its place. By adapting Hammond's 'active consequences' strategy, parents can expect to see major changes in their teenagers' behavior in three to six weeks, as well as great improvement in the parent-child relationship.