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When it comes to talking about sex and relationships, you are your child’s best teacher. Work on building your script to help start conversations or answer questions about sex and relationships. Tailor your responses by age and by topic!

Be Real, Be Ready - Talking with and Listening to Adolescents

  • Creating a safe, open, and honest channel of communication helps us share information and hear what our youth thinks, needs, or is doing. This resource provides 7 tips for talking with your teens!


  • A fun and illuminating web series for young people (and their parents!) that explores the birds and the bees with ease in today’s digital landscape. Everybody Curious creates a safe setting where leading sex educators answer real questions from real kids, and open and honest conversations about sexuality, bodies, and healthy relationships are encouraged.


  • A useful tool for parents to build a script for starting conversations or answering questions about sex and relationships. Tailor your responses by age and by topic!

KidsHealth - For Parents

  • Resources for parents and caregivers on lots of health-related topics, including growth and development, fitness, nutrition, emotions, and pregnancy. 

Parent-Child Communication Book List

  • This Book List is intended to provide parents and caregivers with information and advice on how to have conversations with their children about sexuality and relationships.

Planned Parenthood: For Parents

  • Find age-specific resources for having open and honest conversations about sex and relationships with your children. Various topics include bodies, identity, pregnancy, and more!

Sex Ed Rescue

  • Find resources, videos, tools, and book recommendations on talking with your children about sexuality. Information appropriate for all ages!

Teaching Sexual Health

  • Provides resources to parents by age, topic, and some best practices for having conversations about sex and relationships.

The Birds and the Bees (Chase) | Parents Explain

The Birds and the Bees (Chase) | Parents Explain

Sit down. We need to have a talk. Brave parents and their curious kids confront some of life’s biggest--and most awkward--lessons.

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