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Parents should be honest with their kids about sex

If you don’t tell them then who will?

Photo by Josue Michel on Unsplash


I lean into the doorway of my son’s room and repeat the word three times.

Penis! Penis! Penis!

I laugh as he cringes. He couldn’t stand the sound of that word coming out of his mother’s mouth!



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Ruby Lee

Mother, Wife, Teacher, Librarian, Teller of Stories. Author of The Marriage Wars by Leeanne Beasley Berry. Top Writer in Parenting, This Happened to Me, Humor