Our children are bombarded with unhealthy messages about sex everywhere they turn. For most parents, “The Talk” is an inevitable but not necessarily welcome part of their parenting duties, but to counter those unhealthy messages children are receiving, it must be done and done right. Al Vernacchio, M.S. Ed., believes that not talking to our children is dangerous to the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual health of our young ones. However, “The Talk” can’t just be a list of the horrors that can occur because of sex; it must also help young people understand that human sexuality is a good and healthy part of our lives. In this article, Vernacchio offers tips for successful “Talks.”

Read the full article here: Having “The Talk” Without Fear