Smart, frank, and occasionally hilarious, this comprehensive guide offers practical and often surprising answers to the questions that bedevil parents at every stage in their children's coming-of-age. Packed with the latest research on parenting techniques and childhood sexuality and filled with helpful stories from real parents about what worked (and what didn't) with their kids, this authoritative volume offers advice and comfort to anyone who is hoping to have a productive dialogue with young people about sex. Whether your focus is on protecting your teens from STDs or raising your little ones to understand their bodies, Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They'd Ask) is an indispensable resource that is sure to leave you educated, entertained, and relieved. It recently was awarded a 2003 National Parenting Publications Award and was also named one of the "Best Lifestyle Books of 2003" by Publishers Weekly.

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