Synopses & Reviews
Linda and Richard Eyre stress that it's never too soon-or too late-to start discussing sex and values with your children, and they've got proven strategies to make it easier. How to Talk to Your Child About Sex
provides thoughtful, clear, specific guidance on when and, most important, how
to help children begin to understand sex, love, and commitment from the most positive viewpoint possible.
Preliminary "as needed" talks with three-to eight-year-olds
The age eight Big Talk
Follow-up talks with eight-to thirteen-year-olds
Behavior discussions with eleven-to sixteen-year-olds
Discussions of perspective and personal standards with fifteen-to nineteen-year-olds
"The Eyres have distilled in this one volume an absolute storehouse of wisdom profoundly needed today. Their practical, doable approach really works." --Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families on Teaching Your Children Values
How to Talk to Your Child About Sex
provides thoughtful, clear, and specific guidelines concerning where, when, and most important, how to help children begin to understand sex, love and commitment from the most positive viewpoint. Provoding a series of dialogues--point-by-point discussion outlines--that have been tried and proven by thousands of families, the Eyres also give parents a fresh opportunity to reassess their own attitudes as they communicate them to their children.
About the Author
Through their phenomenally successful books, tapes, seminars, and parenting programs, Linda and Richard Eyre
have helped thousands of parents to be both effective and comfortable when talking to their yound children about sex, safety, and commitment. With input from their 100,000-member strog HOMEBASE parenting organization, the Eyres give parents the confidence they need and the answers that work.