I have a 10-year-old son and only last year talked to him about where babies come from. What age is appropriate to discuss rape with kids? Clearly this shouldn’t come out of the blue, but should include a discussion of respect, boundaries, etc., but I’m at a loss as to how this should happen.
Teaching Sons Not to Rape
Teaching Sons Not to Rape: I could write up the answer that explains how I’m talking to my kids, and have been since they were little — thanks in part to some really important programs through their elementary schools, yay for these enlightened educators — or I can save myself the typing and send you to a blog post by Jessica Birthisel (bit.ly/Ask1st), an assistant professor of communications who seems to be working from the same set of bullet points I am.