A great discussion to have with your 5-7-year-old daughter is about her ovaries. I love this picture from my book, I’m a Girl, Special Me. It helps a young girl to understand that the ovaries need special protection inside her body just like these tiny bird eggs need special care inside a bird’s nest.
The time to begin talking to your daughter about her girl anatomy is when she is as young as 5-7 years old. This is such a precious age. These little girls are curious and have endless questions about their body, and it’s natural for them to talk about it. What is even better about these little conversations when your daughter is young is that it’s natural and easy for you.
Let’s make sure that we teach our young daughters the basics about where their reproductive structures are located before we teach them about what they do. [Read more…]