Even the bravest parents feel timid about discussing sex with their 8- to 14-year-olds! In A Chicken's Guide to Talking Turkey With Your Kids About Sex, Leman and Bell offer reassuring, humorous, real-life anecdotes along with reliable information to help you with this parenting task. Prepare yourself to talk about "firsts" (shave, bra, school dance, etc.); appropriate friendships with the opposite sex; dangers such as STDs, unplanned pregnancies, and rape; and more. Paperback.
Parents Often Imagine Their Kids to be Nonsexual Until Their Wedding Night The truth of the matter is that were sexual from day one. What are you going to communicate to your kids about this, knowing that they are sexual creatures today? Your kids need you to talk with them about sex. No one else will do. Theyve been discovering their sexuality since the day they were born, but they need you to help them deal with the changes and challenges of puberty. Those conversations that are so vital for your childrens health and happiness dont have to be difficult if youre prepared. A Chickens Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids about Sex helps you build a strong, trust-filled relationship with your son or daughter to prepare you for the intimate talks you need to have when the changes hit. And because every child grows in a unique way, this book tells you what to teach but lets you determine when. Inside this book are the tools you need to help your kids not only understand their growing bodies, but also cope with the temptations and social pressures that go with them. Practical, expert, and down-to-earth, A Chickens Guide is a powerful resource not only for moms and dads, but also for pastors, counselors, and anyone with a heart for kids.
Dr. Kevin Leman is the best-selling author of over thirty-five books including Have a New Kid by Friday, The Birth Order Book, Sheet Music, and Have a New Husband by Friday. A master communicator, Dr. Leman is a frequent guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows such as The View, Oprah, Today, Fox & Friends, and Focus on the Family. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They are the parents of five children and two grandchildren.
Kathy Flores Bell was the cofounder of the Carondelet Health Network's Youth Sexuality Program, one of the nation's largest hospital-based chastity educational programs with an abstinence focus. Her work is now produced within Home Court Advantage, which is part of the John P. Bell Family Foundation. She and her husband, Michael, have four children and live in Tucson, Arizona.
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