What do you do when your 9-year-old starts getting moody? I’ve always said, as loudly and clearly as I can, that the hardest years for us parenting our two daughters were 8-12. Rebecca had hit puberty and Katie hadn’t, and Rebecca was moody. Then she got... On Tuesday I told you the 10 mistakes I made telling my kids about sex and puberty. Then yesterday Katie made a video telling her version of the same thing. Let’s just say that I didn’t come out with flying colours…. The video really did make me... If you have hangups or shame about sex, how do you make sure you don’t pass those on to your children? It’s Wednesday, the day that we always talk marriage! And one of the big messages of this blog is that it is possible to embrace sex and marriage the way... I don’t know any parent who manages to escape unscathed after that the harrowing ordeal of teaching their kids about puberty and sex. And yet I think our kids get the worst end of it. This week I am so excited to be launching The Whole Story: Not so Scary Talks... Talking about sex to your child is one of the scariest parts about being a parent. Every Monday I like to post a reader question and take a stab at answering it, and late last spring I started getting a TON of questions, right along these lines. I’ll use this... We all want kids to be innocent. But sometimes I worry that in our quest for innocence, we inadvertently push ignorance. I’ve been thinking about this a lot this last month as my girls and I gear up to launch our course, The Whole Story: Not So Scary Talks about...