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What Your Child Needs to Know About Sex by Dr. Fred Kaeser

What Your Child Needs to Know About Sex

What Your Child Needs to Know About Sex by Dr. Fred Kaeser
Sep 06, 2011 | 224 Pages
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“Kaeser pulls no punches in his honest approach to the birds and the bees. Parents who put his advice within the context of his primary message–the three most important sex words in this book are loverespect, and trust–will have no doubt that Kaeser is deeply committed to children and their health.”
—Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

“Dr. Kaeser’s writing style is clear, informative, and wonderfully personal–if you are one of the great majority of parents who is anxious about discussing your child’s sexual development and their questions about sex, then this book must be read.”
—RONALD MOGLIA, Ed.D., New York University

Table Of Contents

Foreword  vi
Acknowledgments  viii
Introduction  1
Chapter 1:  The Wall of Sexualized Messages  7
Chapter 2:  Helping Our Children Make Sense of the Sexualized Wall  19
Chapter 3:  The Three Biggest Sex Words in this Book: Love, Respect, and Trust  41
Chapter 4:  What’s at Stake: Understanding the Good and Bad Aspects of Sex  59
Chapter 5:  It’s a Penis, Not a Doohickey  77
Chapter 6:  Everything They Learn About Sex Needs to Start in Kindergarten  95
Chapter 7:  No One’s Ever Died from Masturbating  113
Chapter 8:  Puberty: Preparing and Beginning Together  129
Chapter 9:  Middle School and Beyond  183
Notes  202
About the Author  207
Index  208

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