Perhaps one of the most powerful, yet relatively uncommon, sex education tips for parents is to share your unique love story with your children. This was certainly true for me growing up because I loved to hear the story of how my parents met! Tip 1: Start with the basics (Grammar stage). While I share… Continue reading Sharing Your Love Story With Your Children: 5 Tips
Someone once asked me what to do if they want to speak to some of their older children about sexual matters, but some of their younger children happen to be hanging around as well. What’s a mom of multiple kiddos to do? Delay one child’s sexual education for a better time – maybe introduce it as more… Continue reading How Do I Give ‘The Sex Talk’ Across Multiple Ages & Grades?
Wow, I am still reeling (in a good way) after reading through Laura Perry’s book, Transgender to Transformed: A Story of Transition That Will Truly Set You Free. What an amazing testimony of redemption and grace upon grace. I don’t normally cry when reading books, but I did when reading this one – several times! … Continue reading ‘Transgender to Transformed’ (Review)
One challenge of writing about sex education is that we Christians are a diverse bunch! (At least, I’m assuming you are a Christian. What I write may not make much sense to non-Christians who do not know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. In addition, they probably don’t believe that the Bible is the… Continue reading What’s a truly ‘Christian’ sex education?
Do you face challenges in introducing a Christian sex education to your children? Many families may just not know how to go about the topic if they never saw it modeled in their own homes growing up. From my own experience, I’ve compiled a list of powerful sex education tips that I saw modeled from… Continue reading 5 Powerful Sex Ed Tips You May Have Never Heard Before
A huge thanks and shout-out to the Midwest Parent Educators (MPE) homeschool conference and curriculum fair that just took place April 1-2, 2022! In interests of full disclosure, I’ve been working with and volunteering for MPE for many years now. But this was my first time as a vendor, and also as an author with… Continue reading MPE homeschool conference recap
One major challenge to Christian sex education (#2 on this blog post list) involves thinking that our children aren’t ready for it yet. On one hand, I strongly believe that children should not be given more information on sex than they can handle, and I sympathize with personal struggles on knowing when – or how… Continue reading Sex Ed For Young Children: 7 Tips To Navigate Extremes
When I first saw that question – “Is showing off your body a sin?” – I did a double-take. My immediate response was, “In what circumstances would you ask such a question?” Take, for example, the Garden of Eden – the Creation story account for the Christian faith. The Bible clearly tells us that the… Continue reading ‘Is showing off your body a sin?’
I actually saw this book, “Good Pictures, Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids” through a local Facebook group for homeschool moms. Then I found out that someone has kindly uploaded their read-aloud of this book to YouTube…here it is! This was what I thought a fantastic introduction to warning about, and explaining the concept of,… Continue reading ‘Good Pictures Bad Pictures’ [Review]
As parents, we can see the wisdom in passing on real-life skills to our children. For example, we want them to be financially literate, socially adept, independent in running their own households, and so forth. And yes, I would imagine that we all want them to be knowledgeable about sex. The big question is: At… Continue reading When to start a Christian sex education