Preventing pregnancy involves both parties being clearly informed. What does your son know about eggs in a girl’s ovaries? Do you think it is important for your son to know something about girl reproductive anatomy?
Knowing that a daughter’s first period is going to happen soon, inspires parents to teach her about what is changing in her body and how she can be prepared for fluids discharging from it.
But, boys who are in puberty are also going to encounter a fluid situation. [Read more…]
If you are a parent of a boy in puberty, you understand how difficult it is to teach your son ANYTHING about the changes that will happen in his body. The simple fact is, boys just don’t want to talk to their parents about puberty. I was reminded of the challenge through a conversation I had with a 14-year old boy just the other day. [Read more…]
We covered teaching young girls in our previous post and now it’s the boys’ turn!
Little boys are usually very curious about their male anatomy. It is just so easy to find their genitals and to compare what they have to everybody else. They are usually also very interested in the fact that little girls do not have the same anatomy. This inquisitiveness provides an easy opening to teach them about their anatomy. The child is usually eager to learn, but sometimes the parents are not so ready to teach.
I have observed three different types of parental responses to the topic of little boy anatomy. [Read more…]