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Talking With Children About Healthy Sexuality

This section provides links to information and resources that can help parents/caregivers when talking to children about healthy sexuality. Resources provided include a list of recommended books and websites to help parents/caregivers with the topic of healthy sexuality.

Resources - Recommend Reading

  • Gale, Jay. A Parent's Guide to Teenage Sexuality.
    Henry Holt & Company, New York: 1989
  • Powell, Douglas. Teenagers: When to worry & what to do.
    Doubleday, New York: 1987
  • Elkind, David. Parenting Your Teenager.
    Ballantine Books, New York: 1993
  • Faber Adele & Mazlish, Elaine. How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk.
  • Hickling, Meg. Speaking of Sex: Are You Ready to Answer the Questions Your Kid Will Ask?
    Kelowna, B.C.: Northstone, 1996
  • Hickling, Meg. More Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When They Need to Know it.
    Kelowna, B.C.: Northstone, 1999

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