Tips to chat with a aunty
Mom’s family from Sparta – but a greek mother/aunt – they are who they are..
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Immediately, I thought “Uh-oh, what would her mother say?
” But, I also knew enough about kids to know that if you overreact, you risk elevating a topic to taboo status, which only drives more furtive inquiries on their part.
So often questions about sex and protection evolve over time, reflecting their maturity and the status of their relationships.
Letting them know you are always there for them can help them navigate this challenging time.
I spent most of my childhood summers here growing up and have some special memories.
In hindsight, it wasn’t my finest hour, but I survived the conversation and over the years I have had similar conversations with my nieces – and occasionally nephews – about sex, sexually transmitted diseases and, yes, protection.
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