It's the question you've been dreading - "Mom, Dad, what's sex?" Turn "the talk" into an ongoing conversation with this accessible resource! Encouraging you to speak honestly about the biological, emotional, and spiritual facets of relationships, Bowman guides you in helping kids navigate social influences, understand the deep bonds resulting from a healthy sexual union, and more.
If you’ve been dreading - or avoiding - answering that question, you’re not alone. But it may be one of the most important questions you can answer for your child.Angry Birds and Killer Bees is a book that can help you turn ’The Talk’ into an ongoing conversation that counters the myriad sources of bad information children are exposed to on a daily basis and helps them understand the beauty of true intimacy. Within the three main sections - Sex: Myths and Messages, Sex: Technology, Biology, and Intimacy and The Finer Points; STARTing the Conversation, you ll find information to help you talk with your children about sex, puberty, and relationships. You’ll be able to help them:Navigate the social influences of their peers and the culture we live in;Understand the deep bonds that come from a healthy sexual relationship; andView sex as a beautiful, God-given gift that is designed to enhance our emotional and spiritual lives.This book is designed to teach you how and when to talk to your children about sex in ways that will help them grow into emotionally and sexually healthy adults.
Todd Bowman, PhD graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Upon graduation, Dr. Bowman was hired as the Director of the Nazarene Student Center at Oklahoma State University. He completed his doctoral studies in Counseling Psychology at Oklahoma State University, including a pre-doctoral internship at the University of Kansas Counseling and Psychological Services office. Currently he is employed at MidAmerica Nazarene University as an Associate Professor and the Coordinator of the Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider certification program.