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Old 10-05-2012, 05:54 PM   #30
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Re: Can someone help me answer this "birds and bees" question for my 5.5 yr old?

Originally Posted by Leiiki View Post
I don't think there's a "too young" really. The earlier you talk about sex in matter-of-fact terms, the less awkward it will be. I'd much rather tell a very young child where babies come from than try to talk to a preteen who still thinks the stork is involved.

The book Where Did I Come From is actually perfect for her age (it's listed as 6 and up but I had it much earlier and so did my niece).
I agree with this. My eleven year old STILL doesn't know about sex and I'm pretty positive of this because she isn't really around anyone to talk about it with. (she's homeschooled). Now I don't know how or when to bring it up. My almost nine year old should be told too. They can't even handle kissing. How in the blazes do I talk about sex!
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