Tag 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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Yet another pretend ice-cream van

Being someone who grew up with all the advantages of being middle class, yet still ended up, through bad choices, poor timing and the economic downturn, living on a shit council estate does, you’d be pleased to know, still have … 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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Love In A Modern World

Originally posted on Sniff & Snort:
It is definitely sign o’ the times when Slaveboy and I are literally kicking each other about whose turn it is to do the sex talk. We both don’t want to do it and…

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Podcast: How to talk to your children about sex

Originally posted on SexEdUKation:
A year or two ago I was interviewed by the fab @bureauista for her blog- talking about “How to talk to your children about sex”.  I had completely forgotten about it but it today in a…

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