I think I speak for most parents when I say none of us really want to think about our kids having sex. But unless your kid has plans of becoming a priest, chances are pretty darn good that it will happen one day. So how are you going to deal with it?
Have a birds and the bees talk (or 12)? Buy them some condoms or book an appointment with the gyno? Tell them to go watch clouds in the park or blow some bubbles instead of knocking boots?
Go ahead, guess which suggestions came from the, ahem, interesting list that a Christian school recently gave its teenage students detailing healthy alternatives to having sex.
They had good suggestions! For 6-year-olds ...
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It seems the folks at the Caloundra Christian College in Queensland, Australia didn't study their audience before developing their abstinence message. Their "101 things to do instead of doing it" reads like a how-to bore your teen to tears.
Check out the the actual examples of what they want horny teenagers to do the next time they're feeling a little randy.
Which is your "favorite"?
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Go ahead, kids, get a drink, stick in the straws. Now both of you lean in, take a sip, stare longingly into each other's eyes ... Don't you feel less inclined to jump each other's bones?