How to Teach Your Children about Gender and Sexuality (part 2)

Sexual education for children is extremely necessary and difficult responsibility of parents. How to tell children to understand their own physiological changes but not cause them to have misleading thoughts and exceed the limits. This is definitely what causes many parents a headache. Let’s find out 2 more rules in this part 2!

Show your child physical changes

In order for children not to panic when they reach puberty, parents need to tell their children how the changes in the body will take place. The rule is not to use stories that make up or avoid words that are too far away from the original meaning.

Boys will experience “wet dreams” (dream dreams), armpit hair that grows with the hair of the genitalia. Parents need to care when children should wear underwear as well as why they should wear. For boys who are about to enter puberty, such knowledge is very important for them.

Moreover, many mothers still let their children touch their breasts even when they enter primary school. According to experts, this is not recommended. You should avoid or tell your child about such habits when in a crowded place.

Teach children to care for sensitive areas of the body

In addition to protecting yourself, paying attention to changes in the body, parents should also teach children to care for sensitive areas, especially the genitals. This is vitally important for girls when the menstrual period, genitalia will have significant changes. Because your children will be confused. They do not know how to handle without the help and advice of parents.

If parents do not know how to teach their children, consult some experts in the field of health counseling. Thus, parents can talk with their child’s teacher to develop an effective, age-appropriate sex education plan and monitor children’s relationships at school.

Sex Education for Your Children

Sex education for children to help them understand themselves will help them avoid many bad risks. But, in fact, teaching children about this issue is always what makes many parents encounter many difficulties. Please refer to the article below to find out the most effective way of sex education for your child.

Sex issues will affect your child’s happiness when they grow up. So tell your children about sex education issues as soon as possible but don’t be rushed. If your child is not ready to accept this concept, you should stop to avoid any harm. Sex education for children needs to be clear and specific. For example, when your child first asks about how your baby gave birth, you should not avoid this question or answer unclear. And you also don’t leave sex education to the school. Because currently, sex education for young children in schools is very limited. Therefore, if do not learn about sex education, your child will learn and follow inaccurate sources.

Depending on your child’s age, you can find websites or books with appropriate content for your child to read. Reading good sources of information or watching sex education programs not only helps your conversations and children become interesting but also helps children feel more comfortable and not embarrassed when exchanging. You can provide sex education materials to your child and discuss with them what your child has problems or concerns.

If you do not educate your child early on, this will more or less affect when children grow up. Today, sex education can be discussed openly in public places such as skills training centers, families, agencies and even on television. Sex education is necessary to equip your child with the knowledge to avoid abuse, to protect reproductive health and to have a safe sex life when he grows up. You should not be shy when discussing this topic with your child. Look for online education materials for your child to read and talk to.