Keep it cool, stress that it's common and other ways to have an almost mortification-free chat about masturbation with your kid. By Kate Rae April 8, What do I say? Self-exploration is a great thing. For Taylor, her chat with Sophie happened that evening after a hissed conversation with her husband. The goal: to avoid embarrassing their daughter at all and impart the fact that touching yourself is a private matter.
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Recently, we posted an article about moving past shame and talking to kids about masturbation. So why are we posting an additional article focusing on talking to our daughters about masturbation? Let me answer that question with a question: Why do we get so worried when our daughters masturbate? When we find out a girl is masturbating we often think one of two things:. We think a predator has abused or harmed her. And indeed, predators do victimize kids in a myriad of ways that are sometimes acted out.
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Q We have a four-and-a-half year old daughter who is lively, intelligent and friendly and she gets on great with her little sister. Sometimes she can be a little nervous at times or want things done a particular way, though this is nothing unusual. The concern I have is around masturbation. She plays with herself down there constantly. I know a certain amount of this is normal for a little girl, but that hand is in there a lot.
I am a single mother who has brought up two children by myself in the last 10 years. My son is 15 and my daughter is 13 years old. I recently faced a nightmare scenario which I am unsure how to handle, and I am desperate for your advice before the situation gets out of hand. I recently discovered that my son has been watching "obscene" material online.