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If you havent already done so, its time to start having an open and honest dialogue with your children about sex and sexuality. Dont leave it up to the schools to address. Dont think theyre too young to know. The truth is that the world is aMoreIf you havent already done so, its time to start having an open and honest dialogue with your children about sex and sexuality. Dont leave it up to the schools to address. Dont think theyre too young to know. The truth is that the world is a different place to the one we grew up in and our children need our support and guidance to translate the constant sexualized messages theyre getting from friends, the Internet and other media. Not only does knowing about sexual health protect children from abuse, it also helps them learn about physical and behavioural boundaries, family values, gender identity, self-esteem, body image, how to interact with people, how to express themselves as individuals and more... We know discussing sexuality with your children isnt easy or comfortable, but it can be done! Weve consulted with experts, reviewed the literature extensively and distilled it into easy to read, manageable pieces along with talking points on how to Start the Conversation with your child. Were committed to helping you, make those tough conversations easy so that you in turn can help your children stay healthy and safe. While in their Preschool years, a childs immediate family is their biggest influence, in their Primary years, children start going to school, seeing new things and meeting new people. Consequently, theyre exposed to more outside influences and suddenly they start to question everything! Curiosity Is Getting Complicated! Builds on the foundation laid in: Its More Than Learning About How Babies Are Made! and takes a more detailed look into what children aged 6-8 want and need to know, from questions on puberty and multiple births to gender identity, bullying and sexual diversity.