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Sex education at 4 years old isn't as crazy as it sounds (WATCH)

Oakland by way of Philly and North Carolina. Ayva's Mom.  Encourager. Connector. Newlywed. 

Starting sex education young may provide huge benefits to kids

Talking to your child about sex is a rite of passage that many parents dread. Not me, though.

Sex is only a big deal if we make it one, and I'm choosing to talk about it to my child in a way that doesn't scare her. On the other hand, I don't want to be so nonchalant about it that she can't wait to give it a try as soon as she gets the chance.

There's a delicate balance with sex education that I want to be responsible for. It's not that I don't trust the school to do a good job; it's just that our family has values regarding sex that might not fit into their curriculum.

That being said, no. I do not want my daughter's kindergarten teacher giving lessons on sex ed. I'd rather they stick with sight words and I'll take care of the rest.

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