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Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parent's Guide to Talking Sense About Sex

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  • Posted January 9, 2010

    The best parenting book I have ever read

    I recently heard Deborah Roffman speak and was very impressed. As the mother of a teenager, I was desperate for help on the subject of talking to my daughter about sexuality. This book was extremely intelligent and practical. I only wish I had read it years ago so that I could have begun the important discussions that will help shape my daughter's life. I feel I am a much better parent for having read this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2002

    Book Suggests Tips That Lead to Meaningful Sex Discussion

    Although my kids are still very young (4 and 5), I bought this book to get myself prepared with the right answers and strategies when the time comes. I found an abundance of helpful information, especially in regards to dealing with the subjects of "sex" and "sexuality" with older children and other parents with similar concerns--such as how to open effective lines of communication that encourage two-way listening and dialog between parents (or teachers) and children--rather than arguing, threatening, and criticizing that often leads to misunderstandings, anger, disrespectful "attitude" and revenge. The author has a rather theoretical, more formal writing style which I think could have been complimented with more short, practical anecdotes, giving specific examples of the words to use with the kids. Also interspersing some clear bullet points throughout the text for those of us that are more comfortable with a more informal, simple format and tone would be welcomed. Therefore, if you have preschoolers like me, I also highly recommend "The Pocket Parent", a very practical, friendly A-Z troubleshooting guide written exclusively for parents and teachers of 2-5 year olds. There are a number of very helpful related issues addressed such as Sexuality, Friends, Listening, Lying, Television-Videos-Computers, and Potty Training. This pocketguide is not written in paragraphs, but rather hundreds of bullets of quick-read advice called "sanity savers". There are also many short, funny anecdotes and dialogs that demonstrate the exact words to use in your discussions. If you have young kids, consider both helpful books that compliment each other in style and subject matter for different ages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2001

    Think Family Relationships

    I like all the open and good advice on how to think about and talk about sex with my children. I found it helpful to put the context of relationship around every coversation or crisis response. Thanks for the guide and the support.

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