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Common Mistakes By Parents In Sex Education

#5. Let kids get ‘educated’ elsewhere

Let kids get ‘educated’ elsewhere - Common Mistakes By Parents In Sex Education

No matter how uncomfortable it makes us feel, at some stage, all kids will learn about sex. If they don’t learn about it from you, they’ll pick up messages and values from their friends, TV, the Internet or magazines. These messages are often inaccurate, misleading and confusing. And the chances are that the values they learn will not be the values that you want your children to learn. By talking with your child you can help them to make sense of this information, put them right, and make sure they haven’t got some strange, wrong or risky ideas. They’ll also know that they can come to you with their questions.

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