We had a sex talk plan. That plan was to wait. Wait until 4th grade was over. Wait until we could have the sex talk with our 10-year-old at a leisurely pace and without any nuggets or zingers from it seeping into her classroom chit-chats or into the recess yard banter.
I asked him if there were anything he wanted to talk about. He immediately blurted out, "Yes, but I can't say it... It's, it's too disgusting.... It's too horrible. And, plus, I'm not even sure it's real. It may have all been just a big fat lie!"
This week, I got the chance to have a laugh out loud conversation with three hosts of one of daytime's hottest shows, The Talk. Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood seem to be having just as much fun together on camera as well as off.
Little girls don't stay little forever. And as your daughter develops into a young woman, you'll need to have the "talk" with her about her changing body. Here are six topics you should cover to ensure she has the information she needs about her developing body.
"The talk" we inherited from the 20th century was based upon fear. The talk of the 21st century should include vision, encouragement, enlightenment and awareness of the new economic game and how to compete in a knowledge-based, tech-driven, globally competitive innovation economy.
Having "the talk" with her 8-year-old daughter was awkward enough. Then they decided to look up cats mating on the Internet, and soon actress and author Julia Sweeney was an inch away from showing her daughter porn. Don't miss the hilarious (and heartwarming) results.
It can be difficult for parents to be sure of how to approach the subject of alcohol with their kids, especially if the topic was taboo in their own households growing up. For a healthy and realistic approach, read on for some practical parenting tips on broaching the subject of alcohol with kids.
Aisha did not have to share her story. She did not have to talk about the baby that did not happen. She won't join the ranks of celebrities in their 40s who beat the odds and "just got pregnant." She told her story.
The Talk isn't about teaching black boys how to act or, more precisely, how to grovel before whites with guns. The purpose of The Talk is to lift a veil of innocence from the eyes of black boys so they can recognize a danger when it appears.