Learning to express anger, sadness, upset with others in appropriate ways is a really important foundational relationship skill. For children, it’s something that will serve them in their relationships with friends, family and their community. Later on, it’s a skill they can bring into any romantic or sexual relationships they might have.
There are a few great reasons to start a conversation with your little person about babies and where they come from sooner rather than later!
If your teen is having the type of sex where a penis meets a vagina - even if they're using birth control - pregnancy is a possibility. An unintended pregnancy doesn't mean you and your kid aren't great people or a strong family. It does mean you have a big challenge in front of you. Find out how you can help your teen face it head on!