It’s one of the greatest challenges for many parents…
Having to talk about sex with their child.
As challenging, scary or uncomfortable this talk may be, it is necessary.
Whether parents realize it or not, they are responsible for teaching their children the RIGHT things about sex.
Failure to do so may result in numerous hardships in the life of their child.
If you would like to be properly prepared to have the sex talk with your child, I implore you to listen to the latest podcast episode and pay very close attention to the valuable insights that my guest, Athena Moberg, shares. Listen Below:
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Episode Title: How to Prepare to Have the Sex Talk with Your Child
- “Fear is the antithesis of love.” – Athena Moberg
- “Ignorance is a choice.” – Athena Moberg
- “When we give away something that is so precious, to someone who might not be that one person God created for us, we’re really allowing ourselves to get ripped off.” – Athena Moberg
- How parents can counteract against the fears they have about having the “sex talk” with their children
- Athena shares why it is vital to be under the “umbrella” of God
- The importance of how parents approach and discuss sex with their children
- Reasons why parents should encourage their children to wait until marriage before having sex
Hot Topics & Takeaways:
- Reasons why parents should think twice about using ‘baby talk’ when addressing sex with their children
- The impact social media has on the way parents teach and raise their children
- Quick, easy steps and changes that parents can begin making right now to improve their parenting
Dangers & Difficulties
- The danger of children learning about sex from the wrong sources
- The negative and damaging effects of children being exposed to sexual images
Experience is the Best Teacher:
- Athena tells the story of the first time she ever discussed sex with her son
- Athena confesses the biggest mistake she made raising her son that she implores other parents not to make with their children
Hold Yourself Accountable:
It is your responsibility to teach and protect your children. Teach them according to God’s will so that they will be under God’s protection too.
Apply the Principles:
“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 6:22 (ESV)
Take Action Now:
- Start a calendar and develop a routine with your child
- Wake up before your child
- Read Proverbs every day with or to your child
- Pray with and over your child every day
Show Some Love:
Please leave me a comment or a private message answering the following question:
What is the most valuable lesson you learned about sex from your parents?