It's far better to meet your children's questions head-on. But how?
"If the thought of speaking to your kids about sex sends you into a cold sweat, then this is the perfect book for you! Cath has taken a sensitive topic and turned it into easy, practical explanations that shall satisfy any child's curiosity as well as soothe parents need to get it right. If you want to know how to answer your 4 yr olds question about where babies come from or your 9 yr olds question about puberty, then Cath provides age-appropriate responses, that will ensure you can have an open dialogue with your child. It is simple, factual and easy to understand and I think should become every parent's guidebook to teaching their children about sex and sexuality."
Lael Stone. Birth, Parenting, and Sexuality Educator. Co-founder of About Birth. Mother of 3.
"Cath Hakanson has successfully managed to provide, accurate and comprehensive information about a complex topic, laid out in simple, useful and easy to read language. Complete with indexed format - specific to each age and stage of development. An extremely difficult undertaking only a professional with her extensive background could achieve.
She has provided parents with not only the simplest answers about Human Sexuality and Sex, but has also added a couple of extra layers of optional detail as well. This means parents can pick and choose the responses that are most suitable for their specific family conversations and circumstances. This book should be every parent's 'go to' as far as examples of actual wording for answers to the often dreaded Sex and Human Sexuality questions when they arise. I have not seen a book that addresses Sex and Sexuality conversations by age group so succinctly. Cath's extensive experience and research means parents can completely rely on the quality and relevancy of the content. will be highly recommending this book to parents."
Vanessa Hamilton, Sexuality Nurse Educator and Founder of Talking The Talk Sex and Health Education. Mother of three.
"Cath talks to you on a personal level that makes you feel comfortable about approaching sex talk with your child. I love that Cath has integrated a consistent talking base to each age level, with age appropriate additions that build on the original principles clearly set out for you to understand and feel at ease. You don't need to read from 3 year old to 14 year old in one hit. It is a go to book for times when you need of talk to your child about sex on their age level."
Raigan Joannides, mother of two and founder of Raigan J - Bags for your everyday essentials.
I found the book very easy to read and comprehend. The format makes it very easy to find the answers for your aged child. My daughter is 8, and not as mature, so I read the 7 and 8 yo sections.
I'm always going to have fears when it comes to answering my daughter's questions, but this book has removed a great deal of those fears. I especially like the exercises to do in front of the mirror and am going to start doing those. It definitely gives me the confidence to answer my daughter's questions. I'm not quite as nervous knowing I have this book as a resource and will be using it as a resource until my daughter out grows it!! I really enjoyed reading this book. It has helped me a great deal learning what is age appropriate information to share with my daughter.
Tiffany, North Carolina, Mother of an 8 year old girl