This is also a good time to revisit masturbation, since by age eight most children have begun to explore their bodies. Please note that we are unable to respond to any questions, or offer advice or information in relation to personal matters. Send us your feedback here. Please enable it in your browser settings. For example, talk frankly about how sharing nude or sexually explicit photos of themselves or their peers may be illegal. You probably worry about what comes at your child on the Internet, but watch her television shows, too.
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How to Talk to Your Child About Sex, Ages 6 to 12
Your password has been changed. When you arrive at the point of giving a technical description of "the Act," it may help both of you if you say something simple like, "Look, I know this sounds gross to you now, but -- trust me -- it will seem different when you're older. Sorry we could not verify that email address. Home How old do you have to be to have sex in the UK? Caring for Your School-Age Child: