Parenting Series Part I: Talking to your Children about Sex

Children and sex.  The words don’t seem to go together when you first read them.  They do when it comes to the difficult issue parents wrestle with concerning when to talk to their children about sex.  What do you tell them and when?  It’s a social issues landscape littered with all kinds of landmines.  Saying the wrong thing at the wrong time could create an explosion of confusion and misunderstanding for your child.  We try to help parent navigate this uncomfortable issue.


Dr. Jeri Dyson, Adolescent & Young Adult Medical Specialist

Dr. William “Flip” Clay, School Counselor, Maryland Public School System