Sexting is defined as the action of sending sexually explicit photos, videos or messages via mobile phone or the internet. Middle school counselors and teachers are concerned about the behavior as it is becoming increasingly common.
When should parents talk to their kids about sex? What should they say? Is there a way to make these conversations less awkward?
How do parents teach their kids about consent? What words should we use? What age should we start having these conversations?
Consent is defined as giving permission for something to happen. Teaching kids and teens about consent reduces sexual coercion, harassment, and assault.
Conversations with kids about consent can begin as early as preschool and continue throughout the teen years. These resource help guide these conversations.