What do you say when your 6-year-old daughter asks where babies come from? You knew this question was coming and now it is here.
If your son is an adolescent and in the midst of puberty, you probably reflect back upon the days when he was 5-7 years old as being an easier time. He looked forward to being with you and when you had something important to explain to him, he wanted to hear it. It is surprising to most parents when their son makes the transition to adolescence. There is a noticeable change in his emotions, and his response to them.
Although it might be uncomfortable for mom if her young son, 5-7 years old, wants to know what’s inside his penis and why there is a hole at the end, there are some simple answers.
If you have a 5-7-year-old daughter, she is likely very interested in babies. Here is some interesting information that she will enjoy learning and will also help her understand a little more about her girl anatomy.
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.