Sex: Older Child

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Kissing My Son

Is it awkward to be kissing my 10 year old son? I dropped him off at school after a dr's appt and he kissed me goodbye. We did a quick peck on the lips. The look I got from the girls working in the office was like they were mortified that I still kiss my son goodbye. He is a very affectionate child and very sweet. I think it is great that he still wants to hug and kiss me goodbye, but it obviously makes others uncomfortable. What do you think? Do you still kiss your children?


Too Much Affection

My husband has always been an affectionate person. He kisses both my four...

Sexual Identity

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9-Year-old Asking About Sex

My daughter has asked me what the word sex means and what sex is. She is 9. I explained to her that some questions are very difficult to answer and that I would like some time to think about it so I answer it the best way I can. She accepted that but I feel I need to give her an answer soon. Any suggestions? How much should a 9-year-old know? It's obvious someone, probably a kid at school, has used the word or talked about it. Otherwise she wouldn't be asking. I do realize she could have also gotten it from TV. We have already talked about...


8 Year Old Boys

Ok, I feel kind of bad for even writing this, but I need some other thoughts...