Talking Sex With Your Kids: Keeping Them Safe and You Sane - By Knowing What They're Really Thinking [NOOK Book]

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Forget feeling embarrassed about having "the talk" with your kids. Research shows you're the one they want to hear from when it comes to sex ed. Now you have a unique advantage to getting through to your child as Amber Madison lets you in on what your kids are really thinking. As a twenty-six-year-old award-winning author and lecturer, she's taught thousands of parents how to approach kids so they'll really ...

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Talking Sex With Your Kids: Keeping Them Safe and You Sane - By Knowing What They're Really Thinking

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Overview

Forget feeling embarrassed about having "the talk" with your kids. Research shows you're the one they want to hear from when it comes to sex ed. Now you have a unique advantage to getting through to your child as Amber Madison lets you in on what your kids are really thinking. As a twenty-six-year-old award-winning author and lecturer, she's taught thousands of parents how to approach kids so they'll really listen.

Inside this helpful guide, you learn:

  • How to get comfortable enough to be open with your children
  • Everything you need to know about sexually transmitted diseases and contraception
  • The best way to talk to girls
  • The most successful way to get through to boys
  • How to deal with the unexpected
  • And most importantly, yes, your kids will listen to you
With insider advice on how to speak frankly without giving TMI (too much information), Talking Sex with Your Kids will encourage you to teach them to be safe and smart when it comes to sex.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440506840
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 2/18/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 411 KB

Meet the Author

Amber Madison is the author of Hooking Up: A Girl's All-Out Guide to Sex and Sexuality. She recently graduated from Tufts University, where she studied human sexuality. She travels around the country, lecturing college students, as well as parents, about safer sex and relationships. She has received the Setting the Message Straight: Communication Award from Choice USA for effectively reaching teens with safer sex messages. Madison was a keynote speaker at the Massachusetts Emergency Contraception Network's annual conference, sitting on a panel for The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy's symposium about unplanned pregnancy. She has appeared on the Today show, and was featured in the Boston Globe and Cosmopolitan. For more information, visit www.AmberMadisonOnline.com.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction: Yes, You Matter xiii

Chapter 1 The Way Things Stand 1

Chapter 2 How to Talk to Your Teen About Sex 15

Chapter 3 Sexuality and Relationship Topics for Tweens 31

Chapter 4 When is Sex Okay? 59

Chapter 5 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 79

Chapter 6 Condoms and Safer Sex 97

Chapter 7 Contraception 117

Chapter 8 What Girls Need to Know 139

Chapter 9 What Boys Need to Know 155

Chapter 10 Sexual Emergencies 169

Chapter 11 No Matter What, You can do it 189

Appendix A Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Vaginal Infections Guide 195

Appendix B Helpful Resources 217

Bibliography 221

Index 227

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