If you don't know the answer to a question, say, "Let's look it up together." Show that you are willing to discuss whatever questions your children have.
Even if you have never before spoken with your preteen or teen about sex, it's not too late to begin.
If your child does not ask questions, then you should initiate conversations about sex.
My parents never spoke about it with me and I wish they had." Don't let discomfort keep you silent.
It isn't necessary to be an expert on sex to talk with your children.
Talking with your maturing children about sex gives you the opportunity to teach them how to make responsible decisions about their own sexual activity.
Studies show that teenagers who talk with their parents about sex are more likely to postpone sexual activity and to use contraception when they do begin.