38 min

20. Talk To Your Kids About Sex I Am Truth And Love

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Get to know Beau and Shanna! Like them on Facebook or email them at iamtruthandlove@gmail.com
Join us as we interview Marriage and Family therapist Diana Bigham about her passions, marriage and how to talk to your kids about sexual health and development. Diana shares some great keys on how to turn this topic into a conversation rather than a one time talk. You will leave this episode with more knowledge on this subject and feeling empowered to engage in conversation with your kids regardless of their age. To learn more from Diana, connect with her at dianabigham.com and check out her podcast Unveiling Heirs: Christian Parenting
Quick Episode Summary:
Principle of First Mention: Whatever you first learn about a subject becomes the foundation in which you will view that subject for the rest of your life.
Tips:
-Examine our own reactions
-Practice talking about it with spouse: be calm, natural, matter-of-fact -Use resources to go along with conversations
-Avoid marathon talks. Think: ongoing dialogue -If you don’t know what to say, be honest and just get back to them
-It’s good to say that some details will be shared as they get older and not give more
Major Keys:
-Embrace sexual health and development as normal
-Create a safe relationship to talk openly
-Teach how to delay gratification and value sexual purity (without shame or fear)
-Teach healthy boundaries and healthy relationships

Get to know Beau and Shanna! Like them on Facebook or email them at iamtruthandlove@gmail.com
Join us as we interview Marriage and Family therapist Diana Bigham about her passions, marriage and how to talk to your kids about sexual health and development. Diana shares some great keys on how to turn this topic into a conversation rather than a one time talk. You will leave this episode with more knowledge on this subject and feeling empowered to engage in conversation with your kids regardless of their age. To learn more from Diana, connect with her at dianabigham.com and check out her podcast Unveiling Heirs: Christian Parenting
Quick Episode Summary:
Principle of First Mention: Whatever you first learn about a subject becomes the foundation in which you will view that subject for the rest of your life.
Tips:
-Examine our own reactions
-Practice talking about it with spouse: be calm, natural, matter-of-fact -Use resources to go along with conversations
-Avoid marathon talks. Think: ongoing dialogue -If you don’t know what to say, be honest and just get back to them
-It’s good to say that some details will be shared as they get older and not give more
Major Keys:
-Embrace sexual health and development as normal
-Create a safe relationship to talk openly
-Teach how to delay gratification and value sexual purity (without shame or fear)
-Teach healthy boundaries and healthy relationships

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