Quench you child’s curiosity about sex candidly, as failure to do so causes them to seek for answers elsewhere, writes JOHN MUTURI
Children are naturally curious about the origin of life and the parts of the bodies that make boys different from girls. This curiosity manifests in various ways; first in the form of questions asked.
Many parents feel inadequate when asked to explain facts of life and it’s worse to give vague answers. If you fail to guide the child’s understanding, she will seek answers elsewhere, most likely from the wrong place. It’s best the lessons come from parents rather than from persons with questionable ideals.
Initially, give simple, direct answers to the child’s first questions along these lines. When a parent mystifies taboo conversations on life and sex, the child is disadvantaged. Where father and mother express their affection for each other and for the children in casual and