Healthy relationships, Parenting

Six Tips to Create a Home Where “The Talk” with Your Kids is Not Awkward (Or At Least A Lot Less Awkward)

After a quick poll of my friends, I couldn’t find any with positive memories of “The Talk” with their parents when they were kids. Instead, I found knowledge about human reproduction was gathered in a variety of ways, including: the 5th grade school talk,  details gathered from friends (often incorrect), books left discretely on bedside tables, movies, adult magazines, etc. Needless to say, family conversations about changing bodies, reproduction and sexual health were rare and uncomfortable for my generation.