Category Archives: Sex Education

The real difference between girls and boys

This morning my five-year-old announced that he would be learning “how to tell the difference between girls and boys”. Like any self-respecting liberal parent, I found myself torn between thinking “cool – he’s ready for a frank, open discussion” and … Continue reading

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When does the right to privacy start?

This is a guest post from @lumpinthethroat, please comment below. There are many things that as a first time parent I’ve really appreciated about the on-line parenting community. When I was having trouble breast feeding, online helped me. Online helped … Continue reading

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Ranting about sex and children

This post is from @tattooed_mummy  and originally appeared on her blog Random Rantings of a Tattooed Mummy This morning a news story made me have a quick twitter rant. (just look at the poster ad!) The rant was only a few tweets … Continue reading

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Innapropriate

This post was written by @SarahMo3W and first appeared on her blog Mum of Three World. Do you have any advice for her? Recently I have noticed some inappropriate behaviour creeping into my house. I suppose I might have to … Continue reading

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Dear Parents and Carers- Re. Anne Summers- I-Scream Campaign

Dear Parents and Carers*, So Ann Summers has caused a furore by their really grim “I-scream” campaign.  Already lots of blog posts on it here, here, here, here, here and here. Rather than replicate the other fine posts on it, I was having musings of a slightly … Continue reading

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Teenage Kicks

This is a post from @sonyacisco who blogs at The Ramblings of a Formerly Rock and Roll Mum the original post can be viewed here. I have an almost 16 year old daughter. I think I have probably armed her with what she … Continue reading

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Those who shout loudest are getting heard – a plea to parents who support school SRE

In my experience the vast vast majority of parents are supportive of schools delivering Sex and Relationship Education. They may have some concerns about the material or how to support their child with it, but by engaging with the school…

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